Republika, Friday 3 July 2015,
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia held an iftar event with a number of Ambassadors from Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC). The meeting was intended to strengthen relations between Indonesia and OIC member countries in Indonesia.
The head of Agency of Assessment and Foreign Policy Development, Salman Al-Farisi in his opening remarks during the iftar event that was attended by a number of ambassadors and representatives of OIC member countries, on Thursday (2/7), stated that the event was a continuation of the Ramadhan Dialogue which took place last year.
In the Ramadhan Dialogue, Indonesia and the representatives of OIC member countries who attended talked about various current issues that are going on in the world. Besides, the dialogue also opens lines of communication in the effort of enhancing relations between countries. “This forum is very important in shaping cooperation and in strengthening the citizen’s awareness toward the country’s potentials” declared Salman in front of the guests in Le Meridien, Jakarta.
The event is held in cooperation with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Journalist Muslim Brotherhood (PJMI) and Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), is attended by a number of ambassadors and their representatives. The countries that were present include Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, as well as Pakistan.