While addressing an event in Karachi, Dr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat, the Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia said that the Indonesian Consulate in cooperation with the Ministry of Education of Indonesia has successfully launched the first Indonesian Language Course in Karachi in June 2021.
The first batch was completed on 31 August 2021, and the second batch will be opened soon. “To strengthen people-to-people relations between Indonesia and Pakistan youths that focus on culture, education, tourism, exchange programs, the Indonesian Consulate in Karachi is planning to launch the first Indonesia – Pakistan Youth Forum” he said.
The event was attended by Consulate General officials namely Djumara Supriyadi, Consul for Trade and Economics, Hidayat Zakaria, Consul for Protocol and Consular, Ibnu Sulhan, Consul for Information and Socio-Culture, Soemarjanto, Head of Chancery, Anggara Pranashakti, Treasurer.
Speaking to the guests, Dr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat shared that Indonesia and Pakistan have enjoyed friendship even since the early days of our independence. “Our former president Sukarno even had the opportunity to visit Pakistan four times, in 1950, 1958, 1963 and 1964”.
During the event, he also announced plans for the upcoming launching of the Indonesia – Pakistan Youth Forum (IPYF), on August 31, 2021, as part of the Consulate’s efforts to strengthen friendship and collaboration among the youth of the two countries.