Amman, MINA – The Indonesian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Jordan and the State of Palestine, Andy Rachmianto, has submitted a Letter of Credential to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the President’s residence in Amman.
In a simple and solemn ceremony, Abbas was accompanied by Foreign Minister Riad Malki, Chief of Palestinian Intelligence Agency Majid Faraz and Diplomatic Advisor to President Majdi Khaldi.
On the occasion, Andy expressed his commitment to continue strengthening bilateral relations in all fields between the two countries. He also expressed Indonesia’s steadfast suport for Palestinian independence through political and technical and humanitarian assistance to the Palestinians.
Indonesia hosted the 5th Extraordinary Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit on Palestine and Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Jakarta in March 2016, which agreed the Jakarta Declaration. Indonesia also welcomed the reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah factions as a key factor for the restoration of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process on the basis of a “two-state solution”.
In that meeting, the Palestinian president expressed his gratitude and great appreciation for Indonesia’s support over the years and underscored the importance of both countries to continue to support and strengthen bilateral cooperation and friendship.
With the submission of the letter, from November 5, 2017, Andy can officially carry out his duties and functions as Indonesian representative in the Jordan and Palestine. (L/RE1/RS5)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)