Diplomatic Corner presenting you various Indonesian diplomacy, both domestically and internationally.
The first information is from The Hague, Netherlands. Indonesian Embassy in The Hague, cooperating with Pelangi Wastra Indonesia, held a fashion show themed “The Modest Heritage of Indonesia” on Friday (7/12). Six fashion designers, one shoe designer, and one bag designer joined the group. The event aimed to promote Indonesian cultural wealth and diversity through traditional cloths, the basic fashion material of Pelangi Wastra Indonesia. Indonesian Ambassador to Netherlands, Wesaka Puja in his speech said, through the fashion show, the visitors were expected to understand Indonesian cultural wealth and the developing creative industry of the country.
Next is from South Africa. Indonesian Batik became the top favorite during Diplomatic Fun Fair 2018 at Ditson Pioneer Museum, Pretoria, South Africa on Saturday (8/12). More than 200 visitors hunted Batik, traditional food, and coffee of Indonesia. Diplomatic Fun Fair is an annual event hosted by South African Foreign Ministry to introduce their people to diplomatic world. The event also enables representatives in South Africa to introduce their countries through art and culture. This year, there were 2000 visitors and 15 foreign representatives joining the event.
We end the Diplomatic Corner with information from Cambodia. For the 4th time, Indonesian Embassy in Phnom Penh participated in the Cambodia Import-Export and One Province One Product Exhibition in Phnom Penh on December 8-11. This year, Indonesian Embassy facilitated 9 small-medium enterprises from Indonesia to enter Cambodian market with their products, such as Batik, F&B, accessories, cosmetics, and medicines. Besides, there were 10 distributors in Cambodia participating to promote Indonesian products.
Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia, Sudirman Haseng said, the Embassy will use more trade promotion activities in Cambodia to intensify the promotion of Indonesian top products, especially from small-and-medium enterprises -SMEs. The Ambassador said, the good quality of Indonesian products have been recognized by Cambodian people, especially the always-expected Batik.