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Swiss Ambassador to Indonesia, Kurt Kunz visited Denpasar, Bali, on Friday (6/12) to see directly various urban people’ activities in the region. Based on a press release received in Denpasar on Sunday (8/12), Ambassador Kurt Kunz was admired of various innovation and tourism potential in Denpasar. In addition, the beauty of art, culture and tradition in Denpasar also becomes unique attractions for tourists from Switzerland.

The 12th meeting among Transportation Ministers cooperating with Sub-Regional Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) was held in Jakarta on Friday (6/12). The ministers discussed development of cooperation in transportation sector among the countries. In the meeting, Indonesian Transportation Minister, Budi Karya Sumadi reported a number of projects which have been achieved. The projects which were under cooperation of the countries are like the completion and launching of Entikong International Freight Terminal, completion of Pontianak – Entikong Transport Link, flight of PT Garuda Indonesia Manado-Davao, Philippines route with frequency twice per week namely Monday and Friday by using ATR-72-600 plane, and completion of development of Adi Soemarmo Airport in Solo for expansion of passengers’ terminal and supporting facilities completed in October 2019.

Indonesian embassy in Amman succeeded again in achieving zero shelter which is accommodated at the Indonesian embassy’s  shelter in Amman. With the achievement, the problem which hampered Indonesian citizens in Jordan could be solved. The achievement of zero shelter at the Indonesian embassy’s Shelter in Amman is the second one after two months before, it was empty. Indonesian Ambassador to Jordan Kingdom concurrently Palestine, Andy Rachmianto explained in Amman, Jordan on Sunday (8/12) that the Indonesian embassy in Amman has conducted various efforts to ensure the service and protection to problematic Indonesian citizens to run well. Ambassador Andy assessed that the achievement which has been achieved by Task Force of Indonesian Citizen since 2017 until the end of 2019, is quite good. During the time, the Indonesian embassy in Amman has succeeded to assist mediation process and repatriation as many as 682 Indonesian Migrant Workers and 16 kids. The amount of money as the workers’ rights that was successfully solved through litigation and mediation was worth Rp12 billion.

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