On October 06, 2010, The Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi, Rossalis R. Adenan paid a courtesy call on to the Deputy Chief Protocol (DC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Camp Office, Karachi. The Consul General was accompanied by the Consul Economic and Consul, Consular Affairs. DCP, Mr. Muhamad Nadeem Khan warmly received the guests upon their arrival.
In welcoming address DCP expressed his belief that with the new Consul General would be able to further enhance the cordial relations between the two friendly countries Indonesia and Pakistan, particularly in the Province of Sindh. DCP reiterated that Indonesia and Pakistan are enjoying friendly relations since their independence. He said that Indonesia is one of the first countries who are provided humanitarian assistance to the victims of recent flood in Pakistan, for which the Pakistani government and people has greatly applauded.
On this occasion the Consul General availed the opportunity in conveying warm greetings from the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Jakarta and hoped that the existing most cordial relations between the two brotherly countries, especially with the Sindh Province will further enhance in the near future. The Consul General also touched the bilateral relations, which has been interwoven with the good relations, the two sides also stressed the need to translate the excellent political relations at this time into the other areas, in the fields of economic for mutual benefit.
The Consul General also conveyed his sympathies on behalf of the Indonesian Government and its people, for the suffering people of Pakistan who have badly affected by the Floods, which caused huge losses and stressed that help from the Government and the People of Indonesia that was delivered through the Embassy of Indonesia in Islamabad as a reflection of the full solidarity of the Government and the People of Indonesia and the Government and People of Pakistan.
The sidelines of the discussions also brought the plans of the Indonesian Navy participation in the Joint Navy Exercise of Pakistan with several friendly countries, to be held in March 2011 and expect the help and cooperation from the Camp Office in Karachi. DCP assured his full cooperation in this respect.
At the conclusion of the Courtesy Call the Consul General handed over a copy of the letter from the President of the Republic of Indonesia, while the original letter was already submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad. After receiving the Credential letter DCP will seek immediate release of Provincial recognition (Pakistan Government’s approval for the appointment of Mr. Rossalis R. Adenan as Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi. The Consul General also presented Plaque of the Indonesian Consulate General and a traditional Indonesian Batik to DCP, who received these items with great thanks (Source: Indonesian Consulate General, Karachi)