Ambassador Astari Rasjid Inaugurates Honorary Consul in Albania
By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, November 11 2017 - 18:00 IWST
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INDUSTRY.co.id - London- Indonesian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia, Sri Astari Rasjid appointed Irma Kaplani as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Indonesia for Albania based in Tirana.
First Secretary of Pensosbud KBRI Sofia, Nurul Sofia to Antara London, Friday (10/11/2017) mention, diplomatic relations Indonesia-Albania opened since 1994.
The opening of the Honorary Consul office in the capital of Albania was attended by officials of the Government of Albania, diplomatic corps, businessmen and media in Tirana.
The Honorary Consul office of the Republic of Indonesia in Albania is located at Rr Brigada e Tet, Pallati Teknoprojekt, Shk 3, Kati 8, Ap 7, Tirana, telephone 355 4 2250048.
Sri Astari Rasjid said that the appointment of Irma Kaplani as the Honorary Consul of RI is an important milestone in the improvement of the Bilateral Relation between Indonesia and Albania. It is hoped that this will further encourage the improvement of Indonesia-Albania relations in the future, especially in the economic and socio-cultural field.
The opening of this honorary consul office is also a form of concern for the protection of Indonesian Citizens and support for the Indonesian diaspora in Albania.
Albania is a country located in southeastern Europe with a population of 2.7 million and about 70 percent of the population is Muslim.
Total trade between the two countries experienced a significant increase of 88.81 percent, from US $ 5.66 million (in 2015) to 10.69 million US dollars in 2016.
Indonesia's main export products are paper, animal and vegetable oil, marine and rubber products.