Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak has put forward five members of the opposition FRETILIN Party to fill vacant ministerial roles. (Image/Egas Cristovão)

DILI, 21 january, 2021 (TATOLI) – Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak said today that he intends to be the first to receive the AstraZeneca in order to prevent covid-19.

“I am available to be the first to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. I have no fear of being given this vaccine, because there is no other ways” Prime Minister, Taur Matan Ruak said after meeting the President of Republic, Francsico Guterres Lú Olo.

During the meeting of the two leaders, both have discussed the efforts of the Government on how to get the vaccine and the procedures to be carried out during the vaccine.

Thus the Prime Minsiter encourages everyone to receive the vaccine for the self-prevention to COVID-19, because the disease can bring fatal to life.

In spite, The Government has established the intern ministerial commission and the technical commission to prepare the plan.

The commission is led by the Vice Prime Minister and the Minister for the Social Solidarity and Inclusion, Armanda Berta dos Santos, to carry out the preparation for the implementation of the vaccine.

Journalist: Florêncio Miranda Ximenes

Editor: Julia Chatarina


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