By highlighting agricultural ecotourism as one of the selected tourist destinations in Indonesia, the Indonesian Embassy (KBRI) Windhoek, Namibia, is present at the largest tourist exhibition in Namibia, the Namibia Tourism Expo held from June 5 to 8. Function of Economy, Information, Social and Culture of the Indonesian Embassy in Windhoek, Paulina Gupta Wijaya to Antara in Jakarta said that green field and Subak irrigation system in Bali becomes the theme of the Indonesian Embassy’s stand. In addition to promoting various tourism destinations in Indonesia, the Indonesian Embassy also utilized Namibia Tourism Expo to promote the mainstay export products and handicraft of Indonesia. Ambassador Eddy Basuki is very optimistic the promotion programs of economy and tourism conducted by the Indonesian Embassy this year is able to increase the interest of Namibian tourists to have holiday in Indonesia and also Namibian entrepreneurs to do business with Indonesia.
Eid al Fitr 1440 H celebration in Indonesian Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania treated Indonesian citizens’ homesickness on their homeland. Indonesian Ambassador to Tanzania, Ratlan Pardede conducted an open house celebration on Wednesday (5/6) to increase relationship among Indonesian citizens in Tanzania. The celebration was also attended by special guest from Muslim community of Tanzania, which was represented by Sheik Issa Othman Issa, Great Imam of Ma’amoor Mosque, the Greatest Mosque in Tanzania, who also becomes member of National Council of Ulema, and also delegation from Dance League of University of Indonesia which was in Tanzania for Indonesian Cultural Day event which was conducted on June 8, 2019.In his speech, Indonesian Ambassador, Ratlan Pardede conveyed his hope that through Eid al-Fitr moment, Indonesian people forgive each other and still unite although having different political choice during the general election. The Indonesian Embassy, in Dar es Salaam makes efforts to increase people-to-people contact and cooperation opportunity in various sectors, including economic sector between Indonesia and Tanzania.
The trade line for Bitung-Davao-Vietnam will be opened and should be utilized by traders and exporters in North Sulawesi. This was stated by Governor of North Sulawesi, Olly Dondokambey in Manado, North Sulawesi. The Governor said that according to the plan, Bitung-Davao-Vietnam trade line has operated again on June 17, 2019. Head of Industry and Trade Department of North Sulawesi, Jenny Karouw called on local entrepreneurs to utilize the trade line. He said there were various commodity exported to the Philippines, including copra and corn and many kinds of fruits. He hoped the existence of the trade line gave more opportunity to local entrepreneurs to export their products directly abroad.