Minister for Local Bodies Jam Khan Shoro attends Diplomatic Reception on 71st Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia

Karachi, September 06, 2016 (PPI-OT): To mark the 71st Anniversary of the Independence day of the Republic of Indonesia, Indonesian Consul General in Karachi and Mrs. Hadi Santoso hosted a diplomatic reception at the Garden of Indonesian Consulate, Clifton.

The reception was attended by Minister for Local Bodies Jam Khan Shoro and Sindh Government officials, including the members of Sindh Assembly, diplomats, honorary consul generals, businessmen, politicians and representatives from civil society in Karachi. It was started by playing the national anthems of Indonesia and Pakistan and followed by remarks of the Consul General Hadi Santoso and the Minister for Local Bodies who was the chief guest at the reception.

On his remarks, the Consul General welcomed all the guests and extended the warmest regards of the guests to those who are attending the reception. He also extended warmest and sincerest felicitation to the Government and people of Pakistan, particularly in Sindh Province, on the auspicious occasion of the 70th Independence Day of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan which was celebrated on 14th August 2016.

The Consul General shortly elaborated the Indonesian current economic development under the dynamic leadership of President Joko Widodo which was characterized, among others by significant achievement in economic growth amid the current global economy slowdown.

The Consul General expressed his confidence that the future of bilateral economic relations between the two brotherly countries will be more strengthened in years ahead.

Jam Khan Shoro who in his speech congratulated the Indonesian Consul General on the auspicious occasion. He reiterated the longstanding relations between the two brotherly countries which has been established since a long time, and underlined the huge potentials the two countries have that should be further explored for the mutual benefit of the two countries, particularly in economic sector, among others through business­ to-business contact. With the huge potentials and similarities the two countries have, he believed that the bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries will be further strengthened.

During the function, some Indonesian traditional cuisine were served and Indonesian songs and dances were performed which were much appreciated by the guests.

For more information, contact:
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
Karachi, Pakistan
E/1-5 Shahrah-e-Iran, Clifton,
Karachi (Pakistan)
Tell: +92-21-35874623
Fax: +92-21-35874483

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