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Dili, The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste; Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

On Friday 20 May 2022, the Administrator Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Afterwards, Their Excellencies General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Mrs Linda Hurley, as guests of His Excellency Jose Ramos-Horta, President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, attended a ceremony to commemorate the restoration of independence of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.

Later, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley travelled from Dili, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, to Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Then, the Administrator and Mr Howard travelled from Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, to Melbourne, Victoria.

In the evening, the Governor-General was represented at Brisbane International Airport for the arrival to Australia of His Excellency Sir David Vunagi GCMG KStJ, Governor-General of the Solomon Islands by Brigadier William Date HADC.