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Foreign Ministry holds first congress of experts on Indonesian affairs

  • Bambang Muryanto

    The Jakarta Post

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Yogyakarta   /   Wed, October 16, 2019   /  04:33 pm
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Deputy Foreign Minister AM Fachir(JP/P.J.Leo)

        Foreign intellectuals and researchers who have an interest and expertise in Indonesian affairs can play a crucial role in shaping the future of the country particularly by strengthening human capital development, a senior official has said.   The foreign intellectuals and researchers, widely known as Indonesianists, now have the chance to explore the transformation process in the world’s third-largest democracy, according to Deputy Foreign Minister AM Fachir.   “You have the opportunity to explore the major transformation of development [in Indonesia], including in politics, the economy, socio-culture, science and the environment,” he told the audience during the opening of the 2019 World Indonesianist Congress at the Yogyakarta State University (UNY) in Yogyakarta on Monday night.   In his speech,...