Frans Holiwono, owner of a company called Carya Timor Leste PTY.Lda, is probably the richest man ever made by Timor-Leste's Prime Minister, Xanana Gusmao.
In just one year, 2011, Carya Timor Leste PTY Lda was awarded infrastructure contracts worth more than one hundred million dollars. Frans Holiwono is believed to be one of the businessmen closest to the Prime Minister and his family. In 2012, Frans Holiwono reported became one of the biggest financial contributors to the CNRT election campaign. He has established himself as one of the most influential businessmen in Timor-Leste.
|Frans Holiwono and Ano Gusmao|
|Frans Holiwono and PM Xanana Gusmao|