THE HISTORY OF THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

A bilateral relation of Indonesia and Hungary began at June 26, 1955 , and continued with the installment of Indonesian Ambassador to Hungary, Burhanuddin Diah on November 13, 1959 resided in Prague , Czechoslovakia. the Embassy of Republic of Indonesia in Budapest was opened on March, 30, 1960 by R. Iman Surjakusuma, First Secretary as the Charge d’ Affair until the arrival of the Ambassador of Indonesia to the Republic of Hungary, on August 10, 1962.

Due to the fall of Yugoslavia Federation into 5 new states namely Republic of Croatia, Republic of Slovenia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Republic of Macedonia and Serbia Montenegro at the beginning of nineties, the Government of Indonesia acknowledged the independence of the said new states of former Yugoslavia by opening a diplomatic relation at the Ambassadorial level.

Indonesian Embassy in Budapest is accredited to Hungary , Croatia , Republic of Macedonia and Bosnia Herzegovina.Considering the political deliberation, the Government of Indonesia decided that the Republic of Croatia, Republic of Macedonia, and Bosnia Herzegovina are the regions accredited to the Indonesian Embassy in Budapest. The decision is in accordance with the Decree of the Minister of Foreign Affairs no. SK.06/A/OT/VI/2004/01 of 2004, dated June 1, 2004.

The Indonesian Government acknowledged the Independence of Croatia on May 16, 1992. The two countries began a diplomatic relation on September 2, 1992 by signing a joint communiqué in Jakarta. Due to the unstable internal situation in Croatia, Indonesian Ambassador Mr. Soelaeman Pringgodigdo could only present the credential to President Franjo Tudjman by 11October, 1994.

Meanwhile, the diplomatic relation with Bosnia Herzegovina started since May 20, 1992 and continued with the signing of joint communiqué of opening the diplomatic relation by representative of Indonesian Mission for United Nations in New York, Ambassador Nugroho Wisnumurti and Vice President of the Republic of Bosnia Herzegovina, Dr. Ejup Ganic in New York at April 11, 1994. Considering the war at that time, the credential of Indonesian Ambassador to Bosnia Herzegovina, Mr. Soelaeman Pringgodigdo could only be presented to President Alija Izetbegovic by February 8, 1995.

The Government of Indonesia acknowledged the Republic of Macedonia as “the Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia” FYROM on May 25, 1993 and continued by the agreement to start the diplomatic relation. The Indonesian Government decided to open the diplomatic relation at the Ambassadorial level, and named the Republic of Macedonia as FYROM. Due to the political reason, the presentation of credential of the Indonesian Ambassador to the President of the Republic of Macedonia could not be conducted yet at that time.

Considering the support of Macedonia toward Indonesian foreign policy, since August 2006, the Government of the Republic Indonesia could acknowledge the designation’s name of Republic of Macedonia for conducting the bilateral relation. The bilateral relation with Republic of Macedonia continues to develop and on March 13, 2007, the first Indonesian Ambassador to Republic of Macedonia resided in Budapest, H. E Mangasi Sihombing presented the Letter of Credentials to the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Branko Crvenkovski at the Macedonian Presidential Palace.

In 2010, with the opening of the Indonesian Embassy in Zagreb, Republic of Croatia, and in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina, the Indonesian Embassy in Budapest remains accredited only to the Republic of Hungary and the Republic of Macedonia.

In 2015, the Government of Indonesia decided that the accreditation of the Republic of Macedonia is covered by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Sofia. This decision is fully implemented in 2016.

 

 

Strong consolidation needed to face global economic turbulence Reporter: Agus Salim 3 hours ago President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) addressing at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) on Monday night. (Agus Salim) Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reminded the country`s fiscal and monetary authorities and the business of the need for strong coordination and consolidation to face the global economic uncertainties. "Uncertainties in the global condition, trade war between the United States and China, increase in interest rate, crisis in Argentina and Turkey, would necessitate strong consolidation and coordination between the monetary and fiscal authorities and the business sector," Jokowi said addressing a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) here on Monday night. He said good coordination and consolidation would make it easier to develop the public and market confidence. "It is the same as in developing a corporation. Trust brand is vital. The state needs that. Building up trust and market confidence that the international communities, domestic market believe that we are working seriously to settle state problems," he said. He said Indonesia is a big country with a population of 263 million, the fourth largest in the world, having 17,000 islands and made up of 34 provinces. "It is not easy to manage such big country . Each area has own cases, and requirement different from each other," he added. He said developing Indonesia concerns not only economic and political aspects. "If we are concerned only with economic and political gains we need only to focus on development of Java, which is home to 60 percent of the country`s population, but we think of a nation. We are concerned not only with expanding business empire leaving Papua, North Maluku, NTT and other eastern Indonesian regions to suffer in backwardness," he said. Currently imbalance is still wide in infrastructure between the country`s western, central and eastern regions, he said, adding Indonesia is seeking to catch up with other countries. He cited three years earlier, Indonesia had only 231 water reservoirs and dams as against 6,000 dams in the United States and 110,000 dams in China. "This is fact that has to be presented and we have to do something about it," he said. He also spoke about progress made in the construction of toll roads saying after the Jagorawi toll road was operational until early 2015, Indonesia had only 780 km of toll road as against China`s toll roads totaling 280,000 km. "We need to know the condition we are in before we start working hard to make up for the gap especially in eastern Indonesia," he said. Reporting by Agus Salim Editing by Albert Saragih Editor: Bustanuddin COPYRIGHT © ANTARA 2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Google+Share to WhatsAppShare to LINEShare to PinterestShare to GmailShare to EmailShare to More Prev News Indonesia calls for reconciliation and justice for peace Next News Puan attends UN meeting on world peace Comments
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