Fijian government opens Consulate in Surabaya, Indonesia
November 11, 2019 12:50 pm
The Fiji Embassy in Jakarta has opened doors of its honorary Consulate in Surabaya City in Indonesia, which, was opened on Friday last week.
Surabaya City is the second biggest city with modern and well-established infrastructure.
It is considered a moderate multi-ethnic and multi-religious society with a working-age population of approximately 2.5 million people.
Surabaya City is situated in East Java province with a strong ICT sector and is rich with well-educated human capital resources.
It has a thriving economy that annually contributes almost one-third to Indonesia’s national GDP. It is an important financial hub and is politically stable with a reputable democratic political governance structure.
Fiji’s Honorary Consul, Dato Sri Prof. Dr Tahir, the founder and chairman of Tahir Foundation, highlighted the expected progress and deep collaboration the new facility would usher into his home town.
Charge d’ Affaires of the Fiji Embassy in Jakarta, Isaac Grace acknowledged that while the event was a celebration of a significant milestone for the Fiji Embassy, there was equally a sense of responsibility, ownership and commitment to ensure that there is accelerated work by the Embassy in Surabaya City.