The State Secretary for Art and Culture is a government body responsible on cultural budget execution, programs, and establishing policies for culture sectors. The related policy is;
- Decree low No. 2/2019, 5 March 5;
The decree is an Organic Low of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Culture, which addressed responsibility to the State Secretary for Art and Culture and its entirely structure on promoting activities and actions plans on the stimulation cultural products, acknowledge and respect to the Timor-Leste's cultural heritage.
In order to implement this Law, the State Secretary for Art and Culture entrusted the competence to General Directorate for Art and Culture as the central office of the ministry, to coordinate and implement the policies defined in the context of the preservation of cultural heritage, copyright protection and the promotion, support of cultural activities, and management of museums and libraries.
Reported achievements include;
The establishment of the State Secretary for Art and Culture had formulated the National Cultural Policy which covers the cultural development flow in Timor-Leste.
1. 2016: US 1,331,000.00
2. 2017: US 1,526,000.00
3. 2018: N/A
4. 2019: US 1,841,000.00
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Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Culture