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Indonesian Ambassador Al Farisi arrives in South Africa

11 June 2018

On 9 June 2018, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to South Africa, the Republic of Botswana, Lesotho and the Kingdom of Eswatini Ambassador Salman Al Farisi arrived at O.R Tambo Airport Johannesburg.

Photo (l-r) Chad Jacinto - Consul at Philippines Embassy, Ambassador Vu Van Dzung of Vietnam, Ambassador U Myint Swe of Myanmar, Jabu Msibi from DIRCO, Ambassador Salman Al Farisi of Indonesia, High Commissioner Mohamad Nizan Mohamad of Malaysia, Terence Hong - Acting High Commissioner - Singapore High Commission and Paisit Boonparlit - Charge d’ affaires of the Royal Thai Embassy

Following ASEAN tradition in South Africa, the arrival of Ambassador Salman Al Farisi was welcomed by all Ambassadors and representatives of the 6 ASEAN countries in Pretoria, namely Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines and a representative from the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa.

In Pretoria, Ambassador Salman Al Farisi took time to break the fast and tarawih prayer with the Indonesian community.

Ambassador Salman Al Farisi is a career diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who previously served as Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Institutional Relations. Graduated from Gadjah Mada University and Tuft University, Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy, Ambassador Salman Al Farisi began his career in 1987 followed by assignments to various countries such as Bangkok, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia in New York and Washington DC. South Africa is assigned as the second ambassadorial post after United Arab Emirates in 2012.

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