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Hawassa University, one of the best universities in Ethiopia enhances cooperation in research and exchange of lecturers and students with Indonesia. Thus, President of Hawassa University will visit Indonesia immediately. This was stated by Al Busyra Basnur, Indonesian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and African Union in press release which was received on Sunday. Last year, the high officials of the university visited Indonesia and met with their counterparts of a number of Indonesian universities such as University of Indonesia, Bogor Agricultural Institute, Bandung Technology Institute, Bina Nusantara University, and Gajah Mada University. The determination of Rector of Hawassa University, Ayano Beraso Hula to enhance cooperation with universities in Indonesia was conveyed by Indonesian Ambassador, Al Busyra Basnur after meeting at based college campus at Hawassa on Friday(12/4).

Director of External Cooperation of ASEAN or Acting Chairman of SOM ASEAN-Indonesia, Benny Y.P. Siahaan said that ASEAN and India can focus on concrete marine cooperation in Indo-Pacific region. Take for example the problem of marine security and safety, the handling of sea plastic garbage and marine connectivity. That was stated by Benny on the 21th Ke-21 ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting (AISOM) in New Delhi, India on April 11 and 12. Meanwhile, Chairman of Indian delegation, Vijay Thakur Singh appreciated Indonesia on initiative of the implementation of High Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific Cooperation on March 20, 2019 in Jakarta which was considered useful and timely. He also affirmed that India is committed to protecting stability, peace and prosperity in the region.  

The platform of short video, TikTok announced its cooperation with Indonesian Tourism Ministry as official partner of social media co-branding in a bid to promote popular tourism destinations across Indonesia. The cooperation with the Indonesian Tourism Ministry is the first program for TikTok Travel which has mission to reveal the beauty of various countries to international community. Head of Public Policy of TikTok to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, Donny Eryastha said that Tiktok feels honorable being appointed as official partner of social media co-branding by the Indonesian Tourism Ministry through brand of ‘Wonderful Indonesia’ to assist in promoting various amazing tourism destinations throughout Indonesia.

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