[TEMPO SEMANAL] Alkaltiri Attacks Xanana Over Land for Rubber Deal – Zenilda …

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> Former Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, and Leader of the Opposition,
> Mari Alkatiri, has condemned Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao’s deal to
> sign over 250,000 hectares of land (see full story in Tetun here)
> MALTIMOR Lda which is owned by Commander Tan Sri Datuk Eugenio Campos
> (a Timorese born Malaysian businessman) and Portuguese Consul to
> Malaysia.
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> In October 2007 Mr Campos met the Prime Minister Gusmao and members of
> his staff to discuss the possibility of Campos’ future investments in
> Timor-Leste.
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> Campos expressed an interested in investing in the tourism, aviation,
> agricultural and infrastructure sectors
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> After several meetings in November 2008, Mr. Gusmao signed overf the
> 250,000 hectares of of land to Maltimor Lda. which co-owned between
> Campos and his daughter Zenilda Gusmao.
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> The company proposed to use land for rubber plantations in Suai,
> Ainaro, Same, Vikeke and Lautem districts. However, the Ministry of
> Agriculture has yet to approve the deal; and has indicated that there
> is no land available because some of the areas have been allocated for
> Heavy Oil plants.
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> Posted By TEMPO SEMANAL to TEMPO SEMANAL on 10/28/2009 03:19:00 AM

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