13 February 2009
His Excellency Mr José Ramos-Horta, President of Timor-Leste will attend a number of activities in Wellington next week which will be supported by members of the New Zealand Defence Force, including:
Monday 16 February, 11.30am - State Welcome, Premier House, Thorndon. The welcome will be followed by a short medal presentation to six individuals involved in Timor-Leste’s peacekeeping response to the outbreak of violence in Timor-Leste in April and May 2006.
Tuesday 17 February, 12.30pm - Wreath-laying ceremony, National War Memorial and Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, Buckle Street, Wellington.
For further information please contact Ally Clelland, Defence Communications Group on 04 496 0273 or 021 569 130