Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo received letters of credentials from ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary from 13 countries at the Presidential Palace Complex in Central Jakarta on Thursday.
The ceremony was held at the Credential Room at the Merdeka Palace. The former Jakarta governor was accompanied by Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and other high-ranking officials.
As many as eight ambassadors are from European countries They are Stephane De Loecker of Belgium, Jari Sinkari of Findland, Marina Berg of Sweden, Kurt Kunz of Swiss, Olivia Leslie of Ireland and Peter Schoof of Germany, Mehmed Halilovic of Bosnia Herzegovina and Martha Mavrommati of Cyprus.
The remaining five ambassadors are from the other regions. They are Abdallah Suliman Abdallah Anu Romman of Jordan, Gerardo Prato of Uriguay, Akua Sekyiwa Ahenkora of Ghana, Makarimi Abissola Adechoubou of Benin and Jenderal Lineo Poopa of Lesotho.