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Indonesian President Joko Widodo Inaugurates 16 New Ambassadors

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo Inaugurates 16 New Ambassadors Monday (01/07/2019) Indonesian President Joko Widodo Inaugurates 16 New Ambassadors Monday (01/07/2019) setkab.go.id

Indonesian President Joko Widodoinstalled 16 new Indonesian ambassadors, extraordinary and plenipotentiary, at the State Palace in Jakarta  on Monday.As stated by Antara News Agency, during the ceremony, President Joko Widodo was flanked by First Lady Iriana, Vice President M Jusuf Kalla and his spouse, and Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi.Other high-ranking officials attending the ceremony were some cabinet ministersThe newly installed ambassadors were Abdul Kadir Jaelani (Ambassador to Canada and ICAO), Abdurachman Budiono Dimas Wahab (to Hungary), Al Busyra Basnur (to Ethiopia and Djibouti as well as African Union), Arrmanatha Christiawan Nasir (to France and Monaco, as well as UNESCO), Cheppy T Wartono (to Mexico, Belize, El Savador, and Guatemala), Dewa Made Juniarta Sastrawan (to Zimbabwe and Zambia), Edy Yusup (to Brazil), Hajriyanto Thohari (to Lebanon), Julang Pujianto (to Suriname and Guyana), and Lalu Muhammad Iqbal (to Turkey).Prominent figures appointed as ambassadors were Mahendra Siregar (to the United States), Muhammad Anshor (to Chile), Siti Nugraha Mauludiah (to Poland), Sunaryo Kartadinata (to Uzbekistan and Kirgizstan), Tri Tharyat (to Kuwait), and Wajid Fauzi (to Syria). (ANTARA)

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