President Jokowi Receives Letters of Credence from 14 New Ambassadors
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Wednesday (20/11) received letters of credence from fourteen new Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (LBBP) to the Republic of Indonesia at the Credentials Room of the Presidential Palace, Jakarta.
Accompanied by their respective national anthems, the fourteen Ambassadors in turn arrived at the courtyard of the Presidential Palace. Subsequently, they submitted the Letter of Credence to President Jokowi.
The fourteen new Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Indonesia are:
- Gustavo Arturo Torres, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic;
- Sophia Nyamudeza, Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe;
- Mohammad Khosh Heikal Azad, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran;
- Lambertus Christiaan Grijns, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands;
- Vincent Piket, Ambassador of European Union;
- Olivier Chambard, Ambassador of the French Republic;
- Jalal Mirzayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
- Apostolos Baltas, Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic;
- Phomma Sidsena, Ambassador of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic;
- Cameron MacKay, Ambassador of Canada;
- Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina, Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone based in Beijing;
- Udaya Raj Pandey, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal based in Kuala Lumpur)
- Leko Ado, Ambassador of the Republic of Niger based in New Delhi); and
- Darko Pajovic, Ambassador of Montenegro based in Beijing).
The meeting was followed up with a veranda talk on the back terrace of the Palace between the President and the fourteen Ambassadors accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi. (TGH/JAY/ES)
Translated by: Muhardi
Edited by: M. Ersan Pamungkas