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Unity of Women Agency cooperated with Indonesian embassy in Amman conducted social event of distribution of humanitarian donation through iftar along with Palestinian citizens in Gaza. The iftar was conducted in conjunction with the commemoration of the birth of Pancasila on June 1st, 2019. This was stated in a press release of the Indonesian embassy in Amman which was received in Jakarta on Sunday (2/6). In the holy month of Ramadan, iftar was joined around 700 Palestinian citizens at the refugees’ camp of Deir Balah, Central Gaza. The event, which was attended by orphans and poor families, was coordinated by humanitarian volunteer of the Indonesian embassy in  Amman, Abdullah Onim, cooperated with Nusantara Palestine Center (NPC). Separately, Indonesian Ambassador to Jordan and Palestine, Andy Rachmianto expressed his appreciation and thanked to a number of communities in Indonesia which keep giving attention, support and humanitarian assistance to Palestine.

Indonesian Tourism Ministry relies on 10-priority and also 10 branding tourism destinations to trace Chinese market. By inviting one of the biggest travel agents in China, those destinations are introduced in sales mission at four areas of China. Sales mission of 10 priority and branding destinations was conducted in Xiamen and in Fuzhou recently. The theme was 'Tourism Hub'.  The 10 priority destinations introduced are Toba Lake, Tanjung Kelayang, Tanjung Lesung, one thousand islands, tourism park of Borobudur temple, national park of Bromo Tengger Semeru, Mandalika, Labuan Bajo, Pulau Morotai, and national park of Wakatobi. Meanwhile, 10 Branding destinations consist of Bandung (West Java), Great Bali, Great Jakarta, Great Kepri, Joglosemar (Jogja-Solo-Semarang), Coral Wonders (Wakatobi-Bunaken-Raja Ampat), Medan, Makassar, Lombok, and Banyuwangi.

The success of the UN Peacekeeping mission needs comprehensive approach, including by involving regional organization such as Union of Africa. This was affirmed in panel discussion on the UN Peacekeepers which was conducted by the Indonesian embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia over the weekend. The Panel discussion cooperated with the UN office to Union of Africa (UNOAU) and embassies of MIKTA countries (Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia) in Addis Ababa. Indonesian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and Union of Africa, Al Busyra Basnur at the opening said that the panel discussion was conducted to commemorate International Day of the UN Peacekeepers.

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