Pursuant to Government Resolution No. 9 of 2016 dated 3 February 2016, the Council of Ministers appointed His Excellency Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão as the Chief Negotiator. Minister Gusmão is also a member of the Council.
For a brief biography on Minister Gusmão, click here.
The Council for the Final Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries is under the tutelage of the Prime Minister and is responsible for the negotiation of permanent maritime boundaries with Indonesia and Australia.
The Maritime Boundary Office
The Maritime Boundary Office is the Secretariat for the Council for the Final Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries.