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Indonesia & Bangladesh Celebrate 50-Year Diplomatic Ties

19 July 2022 00:35

Indonesia and Bangladesh commemorated both nations' 50 years bilateral relations this year by commencing a bilateral talk between the two countries' foreign ministers, Monday (18/7/2022). Indonesian and Bangladeshi foreign ministers held a bilateral meeting in Jakarta as part of the commemoration of the bilateral relations.

Marking the golden age of the two countries bilateral relations an Indonesian phenomenal book written by the first Indonesian President Sukarno, "Under The Banner of Revolution" was translated into Bangla thanks to an initiative from the Indonesian Embassy in Dhaka. Meanwhile the Bangladeshi Embassy in Jakarta translated the historic  "March 7 Speech" by Bangladesh's founding father Bangabandhu into Bahasa Indonesia.

The translations of the two historical writings were exchanged between Indonesian Foreign Minister, Retno Marsudi and Bangladeshi Foreign Minister, Abdul Kamal Abdul, momen on Monday in Jakarta. Indonesia's postal office also issued a special stamp to commemorate the 5th anniversery of Indonesia-Bangladesh bilateral relations.