New Ambassadors Present Their Credentials to the President

Eight ambassadors presented their letters of credence to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday (12/01). (Antara Photo/Puspa Perwitasari)

By : Novy Lumanauw | on 6:22 PM January 12, 2017
Category : News, Politics, Foreign Affairs

Jakarta. Eight ambassadors presented their letters of credence to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday (12/01).

Five of the ambassadors received are ambassadors in residence and three non-resident ambassadors.

The new ambassadors in residence are Jean-Charles Berthonnet of France, Benabdellah Ouadia of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rui Fernando Sucena Do Carmo of Portugal, Joseph R. Donovan of the United States, and Azmal Kabir of Bangladesh.

The new non-resident ambassadors to Indonesia are Mauritius' Ambassador to Malaysia Isop Patel, Rwanda's Ambassador to Singapore Guillaume Kavuruganda, and Marshall Islands' Ambassador to Japan Tom D. Kijiner.

During the ceremony, the president was accompanied by Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, State Secretary Pratikno and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung.

 

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