Thailand renew friendship and commitment today (5/7) at the Senior Officials
Meeting (SOM) of the 9th Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) in
Yogyakarta, chaired by H.E. Mr. Desra Percaya, Director General Asia Pacific
and Africa-Indonesia MoFA and H.E. Mr. Damrong Kraikruan, Deputy Permanent
preceded the convening of the Ministerial Meeting of 9th JCM between
Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mrs. Retno L.P. Marsudi and H.E.
Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Thailand Minister of Foreign Affairs on 6 July 2018.
Both SOM Leaders
shared the same views of the importance of the 9th JCM as 5 years
has passed since the 8th JCM was held in Bangkok in 2013.
JCM is a
strategic avenue for both countries in reviewing and also renewing the
commitments to enhance and strengthen Indonesia-Thailand bilateral friendships
as well as to bring real benefits to both people.
satisfaction on the progress and development in Indonesia-Thailand bilateral
relations. Both countries have many potential and opportunity to be explored in
order to strengthen the relations and cooperation in various sectors mainly in
political and security, economic, legal and consular cooperation, and social
recognizes Thailand as its close partner in maintaining peace and stability in
the region and global level.
At the end of
the JCM meeting, both delegation is scheduled to visit Borobudur Temple, a
UNESCO World Heritage which history and legacy is cherished not only by the
Indonesian but also by the people of Thailand. (Sumber KBRI Bangkok)