Workshop Meeting between the City of Padang and Hildesheim

On March 5-8, 2018 the Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Bambang Susanto accompanied by the Consul for Socio Cultural Affairs and Vice Consul for Economic Affairs attended the workshop meeting between the city of Padang and the city of Hildesheim in commemoration of 30 years of sister city relations between the two cities in 2018.

The delegation from the city of Padang was led by the Assistant for Government Affairs while Hildesheim was represented by Dr. Ingo Meyer, Lord Mayor of Hildesheim. The workshop meeting was attended by officials of both cities.

Various topics for cooperation were discussed during the meeting, namely the environment, fire and disaster management, urban planning and development, industrial traineeship, as well as revitalization of heritage buildings. These projects are expected to begin during the official visit by the Lord Mayor of Hildesheim to Padang in August 2018.

At the sidelines of the meeting, the Consul general also took this opportunity to conduct a courtesy call with the Lord Mayor. The Consul General expressed his hope that both cities can mark the 30 year anniversary of sister-city relations with concrete outcomes and stated that the Indonesian Consulate General stands ready to facilitate the efforts of both cities in enhancing their sister-city cooperation.

(Indonesian Consulate General in Hamburg)