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Indonesia exchanges pianists with some countries 1

VOI NEWS, 13:00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 09-09-2017

Indonesia through the Education and Arts Foundation "Jaya Suprana School of Performing Arts" will exchange pianists with some countries. The exchange of the pianists is one of the forms of Indonesia's diplomatic efforts through art and culture. This was affirmed by Jaya Suprana as the Chairman of Education and Arts Foundation "Jaya Suprana School of Performing Arts" to RRI World Service -Voice of Indonesia in Jakarta on Thursday (September 7).

“That's an exchange of pianists between Cuba and Indonesia; we've established it with Poland, Lithuania, Germany, Japan, China, and Australia…. For North Korea, it will be planned, Insha Allah next year," said Jaya Suprana.

Jaya Suprana further said that Indonesia has also cooperated with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The cooperation was initiated through Jaya Suprana's recent visit to Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea. (Rezha)


Home Minister: Gov. has made maximum efforts to help Rohingya

Minister of Home Affairs, Tjahjo Kumolo affirmed that the government of Indonesia has been trying to give full attention and take various steps to help the Rohingya people in Myanmar. He said that Indonesia has taken not only diplomacy, but also concrete action. Minister Tjahjo Kumolo in Semarang, Central Java on Friday stated that Indonesia has assigned the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi to rally ASEAN countries, and to mobilize the countries of the United Nations (UN), and the European countries for Rohingya. The concrete steps taken includes by providing assistance to reduce the burden of Rohingya refugees so that this should be understood as the government's serious effort to help the Rohingya people optimally. (Ant/Trans by Rhm)


Bangladesh pleased to receive aids from Indonesia

The government of Indonesia continues to provide some assistance to the Rohingya Muslim community both residing in Myanmar and those who have moved to Bangladesh. This assistance is expected to improve the social condition of those who are under threat when living in Rakhine State. Minister of State Secretary, Pratikno said in Jakarta on Friday that President Joko Widodo has assigned Ministerof Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi to negotiate the handling of conflicts of Muslim humanitarian Rohingya. The Indonesian government also invites the countries of Southeast Asia to open access to the public Rohingya.Addition to Myanmar, Minister Retno has also negotiatedwith the government of Bangladesh related to Muslims Rohingya. According to Pratikno, the government of Bangladesh is quite happy with the various assistance sent by the government of Indonesia. Assistance sent both in the form of goods and money is considered very helpful to the government of Bangladesh in handling Rohingya people who are on the border between Bangladesh andMyanmar. (Ant/Trans by Rhm)


Customs Indonesian-Malaysian customs establishes a joint team

Customs and excise of Indonesia and Malaysia establishesa joint team to secure the waters of the Strait of Malacca from a criminal offense in Operation Patkor Kastima. Director General of Customs and Excise of Indonesia, Heru Pambudi at the Regional Office of the Directorate General of Customs and Excise of the Riau Islands in Tanjung Balai Karimun, Karimun Regency, Riau Islands on Friday said that the operation of the customs patrol is a precautionary measure to increase the awareness of sea surveillance. He also remarked that the newly-inaugurated Patrol Operation, Patrol Indonesia-Malaysia (Patkor Kastima) will conduct a full-month operation along the waters of the Malacca Strait from the waters of Kuala Langsa, Belawan, Tanjungbalai Asahan, Tanjung Sinaboy, Tanjung Parit to Batam by involving 10 ships from the Customs and Excise of Indonesia and 9 ships from Malaysia. (Ant/Trans by Rhm)

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