Diplomatic Corner with information from Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Cambodian government stated that the country was interested to learn from Indonesia about halal products, along with the increasing demand of such product in the market. Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia Sudirman Haseng to Antaranews in Phnom Penh, Saturday (16/2) said, muslims filled 5 percent of the population in Cambodia, so that Cambodian government saw the possibility of increasing demand for halal product. According to him, Cambodia saw Indonesia as a model country with potential for knowledge transfer and cooperation in producing halal goods in the country.
Still from Cambodia.
Products from some Indonesian pharmaceutical companies had entered Cambodian market and received increasing demand. Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia Sudirman Haseng to Antaranews in Phnom Penh, Saturday (16/2) said, demand for Indonesian pharmaceutical products especially the general medicines such as flu, cough, and fever significantly increased in Cambodian market. Cambodia is therefore a very potential market for Indonesian pharmaceutical products.
Now we move to Tehran, Iran.
Indonesian Embassy in Tehran, cooperating with Indonesian Tourism Ministry and Ternate City Government, held a national tourism promotion night themed “Wonderful Indonesia Tourism Promotion” in Tehran, Tuesday (12/2). In his remarks, Indonesian Ambassador for Iran Octavino Alimudin convey greetings for the 40th Anniversary of Iran Islamic Revolution. He added, Indonesia as a friend country, as the country with biggest Muslim population had established cooperation with Iran since long. Both countries then agreed to increase and expand cooperation, among many in tourism sector.