Indonesian Consulate General in Karachi has participated in the 18th My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony, the biggest annual trade exhibition in Sindh Province held on 3-5 March 2023 in Expo Centre, Karachi. The exhibition is officially opened by Chief Minister of Sindh, Mr. Murad Ali Shah, as the Chief Guest, and attended by Sindh Labour Minister, diplomatic communities, and prominent business people.
For the opening of the Exhibition, the Indonesian children gave welcoming flowers to CM Murad Ali Shah as he arrived in Expo Centre. Five Indonesian students who are part of the joint research program with ICCBS of Karachi University, also performed Indonesian traditional dance, “Tor Tor” (from North Sumatera) which was highly applauded by the guests and participants. North Sumatera is the province in Indonesia where many Pakistani overseas living in Indonesia.
For this year’s exhibition, along with Indonesia, other ASEAN countries, Thailand and the Philippines, also participated in the Exhibition. Another country joining the event is Sri Lanka.
Indonesian stall No. 2B3 situated at Hall 2 shows several Indonesian products such as consumer foods, information on trade and investment opportunity, Indonesian tourism as well as visa to Indonesia.
As two biggest Muslim country, Indonesia and Pakistan relation have enjoyed long standing relationship, not only in terms of economy but also through social cultures.
Indonesian Consul General Dr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat states that Indonesia’s participation in My Karachi, shows strong confidence from Indonesia to Pakistan despite the challenging economic situation prevailing now.