There are plenty of opportunities in Indonesia for Belgian travel industry, said H.E. Ambassador Arif Havas Oegroseno at the Brussels Travel Top, 1 February 2013. Indonesia offers a wide range of tourist destinations which cater to varied tourist activities. Although Bali is a popular choice, other areas have also gained their own popularity today, he added.
"I was impressed by the diversity and religious tolerance in Indonesia, as well as its people's efforts in maintaining Indonesian culture. Most of all, I was impressed by their pride of being Indonesians," wrote Egle Kropaite in her article titled "An Indonesian, Who is He/She?". Egle is a Lithuanian policy adviser in the Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) in the European Parliament.
H.E. Ambassador Arif Havas Oegroseno has delivered a speech regarding Indonesia's perception of the European Union at the EU-Asia Networking Conference, Brussels, 12 February 2013. The conference was organized by the EU-Asia Centre, with the support of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Palais Egmont. A new handbook on EU-Asia relations edited by Professors Kirchner, Christiansen and Murray was introduced to the invitees. [Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Brussels]