TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Ambassador Indonesia for Kazakhstan and Tajikistan Mochammad Fadjroel Rachman reported to President Joko Widodo alias Jokowi regarding the issuance of Ordinary and Electronic Visit Visa on Arrival (VoA) for foreign citizens of Kazakhstan in Indonesia. It also revealed the country’s tourist potential.
“The policy was released after I directly explained the data on the potential for economic, socio-cultural and political cooperation in Kazakhstan to Director General of Immigration Silmy Karim,” he told Jokowi, in a statement. writing quoted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. .
Fadjroel also mentioned the potential of 10.4 million Kazakh tourists, with a target of 10,000 in 2023. tourists come to bali. Apart from this, a special collaboration between the Indonesian Embassy in Astana and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy led by Sandiaga Uno has also been carried out. “To attract more Kazakh tourists to Indonesia,” he said.
President Jokowi appreciated the performance of the Directorate General of Immigration under the leadership of Silmy Karim. “The director general of immigration works very fast now,” Jokowi said. The head of state also asked Fadjroel to introduce various other top destinations in Indonesia to the people of Kazakhstan.
“Introducing other priority tourist destinations to Kazakh tourists,” the president said.
Fadjroel also conveyed greetings from President of Kazakhstan Kassym Jomart Tokayev and President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon to President Jokowi. Both have also invited state visits.
“The invitation was to welcome 30 years of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Kazakhstan in 2023, as well as 30 years of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Tajikistan in 2024,” the 98 activist said.
In the economic field, according to Fadjroel, the value trade Indonesia and Kazakhstan saw an increase. “Thank God there has been a significant increase in the value of trade between Indonesia and Kazakhstan, namely from $215 million (2021) to $600 million (2022),” he said. .
Meanwhile, for 2023, former PT Commissioner Adhi Karya and PT Waskita Karya is aiming for $1 billion. “Also encouraging greater investment in Indonesia, especially in the IKN which will become sister city The capital of Astana,” Fadjroel said.
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