The second commander of PNTL in Baucau Municipality, Mr. José Casmiro de Carvalho, informed that the overall situation has been peaceful and calm even before and after the Presidential election in March and April 2022. The number of violent cases has reduced significantly in recent years. Despite of limited number of Police Officers but they have managed to control the situation effectively with the strong support from local authorities and community police who are presence in the village.
Speaking of development plan in Baucau Municipality, the Technical Adviser, Mr. Joaquim Pereira Silveira, who represented the President of Baucau Municipality in his presentation, explaining that there are many international agencies exist in Baucau and ready to support the plan, however, the Municipality will need to improve its human resources to be able to cope with the requirement from the agencies. END.