Wahington, D.C. 13th October 2009
Pending the presentation of copies of Credential and letter of Recall of his predecessor, to the Deputy Secretary of State of the United States Department of State, apointed Ambassador Constancio Pinto today is visiting the RDTL Embassy on 4201 Connecticut Avenue where he will have a meeting with the Mr. Licinio Branco, the Charger d'Affairs, and all the staff of the Embassy.
- H.E. Ambassador Constancio Pinto currently is the Minister for Commerce,Industry and Environment, prior to this post, Ambassador Pinto served as the Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Vice-Minister of Commerce, Industry and Environment of Timor-Leste. He served as Ambassador of Timor-Leste to the United States of America ( Nov. 2009 - August 2012) and to Mexico and Canada from (2011-2012); a leader of Timorese Resistance and author of East Timor Unfinished Struggle.