?On January 2015 H.E. Mr.
Ronald J.P. Manik in commencing his duty as the Ambassador – designated of the
Republic of Indonesia to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands has submitted his
Credential Letter to the Governor General of the Independent State of Papua New
Guinea, H.E. Grand Chief Sir Michael Ogio, which had taken place at Government
House, Konedobu, Port Moresby. During the occasion H.E. Ronald J.P. Manik also
submitted the Recall Letter of his predecessor H.E. Mr Andreas Sitepu.
H.E. Mr Ronald J.P. Manik
during submission of his Credential Letter was accompanied by his entourage: Mr
O’Conroy Doloksaribu, Minister Counsellor and Mr Tangkuman Alexander Immanuel,
Counsellor. Upon arrival at the entrance of the Government House, H.E. Mr.
Ronald J.P. Manik accompanied by Mr Jimmy Ovia, Chief of Protocol of the
Department of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of PNG has inspected the Guard of
Honor during which the state band played the National Anthems of the Republic
of Indonesia and of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.
In the Government House, H.E.
Mr. Ronald J.P. Manik was introduced by the Chief of Protocol to H.E. Grand
Chief Sir Michael Ogio. H.E. Mr. Ronald J.P. Manik delivered his speech, after
which he presented both Credential Letter and Recall Letter to H.E. Grand Chief
Sir Michael Ogio, who then the latter addressed his own speech.
During the audience session,
H.E. Grand Chief Sir Michael Ogio held a cordial conversation with H.E. Mr
Ronald J.P. Manik concerning the importance of more enhancing bilateral
relations between two countries in all aspects of political, economic, social
and culture, and people to people contact. It was also conversed concerning the
pivotal role of two countries in the international relations including in South
Pacific region and ASEAN in promoting peace and economic activities. (Source :
Indonesian Embassy in Port Moresby)