By Rafiq Vayani
KARACHI: The Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia H. E. Retno Marsudi, has inaugurated Dr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat as the new Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia for Karachi on Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at the office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia in Jakarta.
Dr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat arrived in Karachi on Monday, 24 May 2021, and has completed his quarantine upon arrival as mandated by the COVID-19 SOP in Pakistan. On Friday, 28 May 2021, the Indonesian Consulate carried out a handover ceremony to transfer the positions and responsibilities from the previous Acting Consul General, Mr. Herian Yuliansyah, to Mr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat as the current Consul General.
The Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia is highly hopeful for the newly appointed assignment in Karachi, and is looking forward to further strengthen the longstanding relations between Indonesia and Sindh Province, particularly in the field of trade, investment as well as people-to-people contact that shall benefit both countries.
Furthermore, he also reaffirms one of the most important priority in Indonesian missions abroad, which is to provide exemplary citizen services to Indonesian nationals and diaspora in the Sindh Province.
The Consul General is exceptionally grateful to be tasked with leading one of the most important Indonesian missions in the region, and is looking forward to working together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, local government, business community, intellectuals, Indonesian diaspora, and Pakistan counterparts in order to achieve mutual goals.
Prior to Karachi, Mr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat was assigned in the Indonesian Embassy in The Hague (the Netherlands), Rome (Italy), and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).