30 June 2017On June 9, 2017, , Mr. Vahid Soupyradi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to Russia visited the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University. Mr Vahid Soupyradi had a meeting with Dr Elmira Zilber, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations of IKBFU.
During the meeting , the parties explored prospects of cooperation in education, research and academic exchange. Mr Vahid Soupyradi and Dr Elmira Zilber discussed future partnership agreements with Indonesian universities to promote IKBFU and its education programmes internationally. Short-term programmes, professional summer schools, as well as cooperation in the field of marine research and engineering were of particular interest.
Ambassador Vahid Supadiyadi confirmed general interest of Indonesia in developing cooperation with the leading universities of Russia. The key to success is good human relations and friendship between people. Mr. Supriadi invited participants from Kaliningrad to take part in the Festival of Indonesia, organized jointly with the Museum of the World Ocean. The festival will be held in Svetlogorsk on June 9-10.
Indonesia ranks 16 on the list of the largest economies of the world, with 15th biggest GDP in the world. At present, cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Indonesia is going from strength to strength.