Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Timor-Leste: Gone Fishing


The President of Timor-Leste, Jose Ramos-Horta announced on Thursday 14 October last week that there will be an international fishing for the first time in Timor-Leste.  It will take place in between Dili and Atauro. Horta expected that in this Timor-Leste fishing competition will become a flagship event that will draw keen anglers and sports fisherman from around the world.

Horta's vision is to promote Timor-Leste as a touris destination.  Recent studies have shown that Timor-Leste is a haven for a massive variety of sea life including whales, fish, turtles and dolphins north off the north and south coasts.

Horta said that there will be fee for this competitions and there is easy access for the participanst to reach Dili, From Australia, Indonesia and Singapore.

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