The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Dhaka celebrated its 77th Independence Day on Thursday evening demonstrating an enhanced partnership between Bangladesh and Indonesia.
Indonesian Ambassador to Bangladesh Heru Hartanto Subolo welcomed guests from Bangladesh government, diplomatic corps, political figures, nilitary officers, international organizations, businessmen, and academicians as well as journalists.
Ambassador Heru highlighted that this year marks the 50-years of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Bangladesh.
He said his country is committed to strengthening the friendly relations with Bangladesh in many aspects, especially in bilateral trade and cooperation in more comprehensive sectors.
He also touched on Indonesia's roles in ASEAN and Indonesia’s presidency at the G20.
Information and Broadcasting Hasan Mahmud was present as the guest of honour at the event.
He applauded the strong bonding and partnership that goes beyond its current relations ranging from partners in the United Nations and various multilateral organisations, particularly in the Developing 8 Countries, the Non-Aligned Movement, the World Trade Organization and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and other international fora.
He also hoped for Indonesia’s bigger role in supporting efforts in sending Rohinggyas back to their country.