Indonesia has once again participated at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2018, which was held on 18-21 January 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. It was Indonesia’s third participation in the Matka Fair.
Through the tagline “Wonderful Indonesia”, Indonesia which was represented by the Ministry of Tourism and supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Helsinki has welcomed 7 (seven) tour operators : Asien Paradisresor, Bagus Retreat Resorts, Mava Holidays Indonesia, Goindonesia Tours, Adventure Indonesia, Travel Papua, and Puri Bagus Villa Resorts., to promote various travel destination in Indonesia.
The Embassy of Indonesia also took along the Bali Rara Dance School from Jakarta and the Chairman of the Indonesian Fashion Designers Association (or APPMI) of the Central Java Province, Mr. Sugeng Waskito, who is also the designer of Gee Batik Yogyakarta.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs Conveyed the Reflection of 2017 RI Diplomacy
The support for humanitarian issues and efforts to create world peace are two prominent elements of Indonesian diplomacy. The reflection on the implementation of diplomacy throughout 2017 was conveyed by the Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi in her speech to 2008 Annual Press Statement of the Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office, Jakarta (9/1/2018).
The clear, firm and consistent attitude of Indonesia on Palestine, including the status of Jerusalem, is the embodiment of RI diplomatic support.
“Indonesia’s diplomacy shall continue to strive for Palestine for humanity and for justice” said the Foreign Minister Retno.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia and the Honorary Consul of Indonesia to Estonia inaugurated the launching of the new website of the Honorary Consul and held a meet and greet with Indonesian community and counterparts on December 15, 2017, in Tallinn, Estonia.
The launching of the website was attended by Estonian officials and counterparts as well as representatives of the Indonesian community and Indonesian Student’s Association in Estonia.
Indonesia is one of the top coffee producers in the world. Coffee in Indonesia has played an important part in growth of the country. Indonesia is located within an ideal geography for coffee plantation, near the equator and with numerous mountainous region across the islands, creating well-suited micro climate for the growth and production of coffee. The best Indonesian coffee comes from the prime coffee-growing region of Sumatera, Java, Bali, Flores, Sulawesi and Papua. In general, these coffees are known for their full body, rich taste and vibrant and long last flavor in the mouth. Coffee is a mainstay of plantation commodities in Indonesian economy and constitutes a contributor of the country’s non-oil and gas foreign exchange revenues.