74th Independence day of Indonesia celebrated at Kathmandu


18th Aug, 2019 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU: On the occasion of the 74th. Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Independence of the Republic of Indonesia, the flag hoisting ceremony was organized at the Office of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Indonesia at IME Complex premises Saturday. 

 

Mr. Chandra Prasad Dhakal, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Indonesia in Nepal as well the Chairman of IME Group hoisted the red and white flag this morning to commemorate the 74th. Anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia. The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Indonesian community currently residing in Nepal along with the staff members of Consul's Office and IME. 

Diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Nepal were established in 1960 and since then the relations between the two countries have always been cordial. To strengthen the relations further and make them in the interest of both the countries, the Office of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Indonesia has been playing a significant role since the appointment of Mr. Dhakal as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Indonesia in Nepal. People to people contacts have been steadily growing between the two friendly countries after the establishment of the Office of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Indonesia in Nepal. 

Indonesia is growing as a large market for the world and it is also the largest economy in ASEAN. Trade volume between Indonesia and Nepal is also very high as the latter is one of the largest trade partners of Nepal. Because both the countries are endowed with natural and cultural heritages, tourism in both the countries is considered a great business potential.