25 Heads of State Ensure to Attend 60th Anniversary of the Asian-African Summit in Jakarta and Bandung

By Alfurkon Setiawan
Date 31 Maret 2015
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L.B. Pandjaitan

Chief of Presidential Staff Luhut B. Pandjaitan

A number of heads of state will certainly attend the 60th anniversary of the Summit (KTT) Africa Asia, that will be held in Jakarta and Bandung, on April 19 to 24 next.

Chief of Presidential Staff Luhut Binsar Panjaitan as Responsible Commemoration 60th Asian-African Summit and Commemoration All 10 New Asian-African Strategic partnertship estimates, about 25 head will attend the event.

“Yesterday, the President gave a briefing to us at the cabinet meeting that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Japan) and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be present,” said Luhut told reporters at the Presidential Office, Jakarta, Tuesday (31/3).

While from Egypt; Luhut delivered, in accordance with the Special Envoy of the President report Alwi Shihab, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will send the Prime Minister (PM) Ibrahim Mahlab. Likewise, Qatar, when found Alwi Shihab, emir also said that he would send that official same level as the Prime Minister.

“On April 16, will be held rehearsals in Jakarta, and on 17 April in Bandung. The material substance undertaken by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I hope that in the time not too long the material has been completed, “said Luhut.

“I was touched, too, is not inconceivable 60 years ago Bung Karno could initiate an important event, at which time it telecommunications, the internet did not exist. But he was able to gather 29 countries to attend the Bandung and declare an event which I think is monumental. It was greatly appreciated and considered by the developed countries, “said Luhut.

Chief of Staff of Presidential Affairs also mentioned, that the implementation of the Asian-African Summit Commemoration this time also intended to show that Indonesia from 1955 until today show leadership.

“We enter into a state of 16, the world economy, and has the potential for a better future again, maybe the 6th or 7th of the world economy, in the future,” he concluded.  (Humas Setkab/ES)

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