The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Tashkent celebrated the 78th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia, as well as the commemoration of 30 years of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan on September 9. The diplomatic reception, which took place at the Hyatt Bishkek Hotel in Kyrgyzstan, was attended by more than 100 guests, including foreign envoys, diplomats, Kyrgyz government officials, academics, businessmen, journalists, Indonesians and Indonesian alumni.

The guest of honor at the event was Mr. Aibek Moldogaziev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic. The reception began with a tribute to both countries through the singing of the national anthems of Indonesia Raya and Kyrgyzstan, followed by a joint inauguration. The emotion of the event was felt even more with the cultural performances, including the Gending Sriwijaya dance and the Serampang 12 dance.

In his speech, Ambassador Sunaryo Kartadinata highlighted Indonesia’s achievements in various fields, such as politics, economics, investment and the active role in various international forums, such as holding the G20 Summit in 2022 and Indonesia’s leadership as president of ASEAN and MIKTA in 2023.

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The presidents of both countries also sent congratulatory messages to commemorate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations, which fell on April 5, 2023. Relations between Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan over the past thirty years have been strengthened constructively, and both They trust to continue developing in the future. Indonesia confirmed its commitment to enhance cooperation both bilaterally and in international forums.

The event’s guest of honor recognized Indonesia’s important role as the largest economy in Southeast Asia and one of the key members of ASEAN that plays an active role in fostering regional stability and cooperation. The potential of Kyrgyzstan-Indonesia relations for mutually beneficial cooperation is enormous, especially in trade, economy and investment.

Relations between Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan have been constructively strengthened over the past thirty years, and both are confident of further development in the future.

The diplomatic reception closed with enthusiasm, when attendees were invited to dance alongside the dance creations Yogya, Gemu Fa Mi Re and Sajojo. This event not only celebrates Indonesia’s 78th independence, but also reinforces the strong diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan, which have lasted for 30 years.


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