Jakarta – Vice President (Vice President) KH Ma’ruf Amin and Ms. Hj. Wury Ma’ruf Amin and a limited entourage left for the Middle East today for a series of working visits, Tuesday (01/11/2022).
As reported by Vice President’s Spokesperson Masduki Baidlowi, before attending the COP 27 climate change summit in Egypt, the Vice President will first run a number of agendas in the United Arab Emirates ( AEP), including meeting with AEP President Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (MBZ).
Boarding a Garuda Airbus 330, the Vice President and his entourage took off from Soekarno Hatta International Airport to Abu Dhabi International Airport around 10:00 a.m. WIB. After a flight of approximately 8 hours and 20 minutes, the vice president is expected to arrive at 3:20 p.m. local time.
The following day, Wednesday (11/2/2022), Masduki said, the Vice President is to have a meeting with the Chairman of MBZ to discuss a number of strategic issues for Indonesia – PEA at Al Shatie Palace in Abu Dhabi. In addition, the Vice President will also meet with the President and Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Forum for Peace (ADFP) at the Emirates Palace Hotel.
In addition to meeting with the President and Secretary General of the ADFP, the Vice President will also deliver a speech in Abu Dhabi during the 9th meeting of the ADFP.
“The event in Abu Dhabi, the vice president will attend an international seminar on peace forums. Various countries participated and it is interesting that the vice president of the event conveys important experiences for the Indonesian state who has been able to manage good relations between religious believers and this will serve as an example of how Indonesia can implement religious harmony and how Islam as the majority of the people in Indonesia. Indonesia but respects and has the same rights between majority and minority,” Masduki said.
On Wednesday afternoon, the vice president and his entourage left for Dubai to carry out a series of other activities.
In Dubai on the third day of the visit, Thursday (3/11/2022), Masduki said, the Vice President is to have a meeting with representatives of Dubai Holding at the Raffles Hotel. Also, at the same location, the Vice President plans to meet with representatives of the Global Islamic Index Publishing Institute.
“The Vice President will meet several important officials in Dubai, what will be discussed are the possibilities of cooperation between the Indonesian government and the government of the city of Dubai. (Including) trade relations and economic relations will be intensified, Islamic banks or otherwise, the important thing is that both can be mutually beneficial,” he said.
On the fourth day of the visit, Friday (11/04/2022), the Vice President is due to visit the Dubai branch of the Indonesian office of Sharia Bank (BSI). Then in the afternoon, the vice-president and his entourage left for Cairo, Egypt.
“The vice president will visit BSI as it is the only Islamic bank in Indonesia that has a branch in Dubai. There will be a special visit by the vice president,” Masduki said.
Also, in Cairo, Masduki said, on the fifth day of the visit, Saturday (11/5/2022), the Vice President will meet with students and the Indonesian diaspora at the Indonesian Embassy’s Wisma Duta (KBRI) in Cairo. On this occasion, the Vice President will attend the presentation of 300 National Amil Zakat Agency (Baznas) scholarships to representatives of Indonesian students who are currently studying in Egypt.
Then the next day or the sixth day of the visit, Sunday (06/11/2022), the Vice President will visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. After the review, the vice president and his entourage are due to travel to Sharm el-Sheikh to attend the COP 27 series of climate change summits.
Further, Masduki explained that on the seventh day of the visit, Monday (11/7/2022), at around 12:15 p.m. local time, the Vice President will attend the opening of the COP 27 Summit at the Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Center . . During the COP 27 summit, the Vice President is to deliver a speech (national statement) on the first or second day of the high-level segment (November 7 or 8) depending on the order of the Heads of State/Government who is currently still being prepared by the committee.
“The COP 27 summit is an annual UN forum. The forum talks about climate change where all countries must agree to achieve the current level of climate cleanliness. Indonesia has committed in this way and the Vice President will convey Indonesia’s commitment there, in the hope that the commitments between developing and developed countries can be met,” he explained. .
The day after or the eighth day of the visit, Tuesday (11/8/2022), according to Masduki, the vice president is expected to return to attend the second day of the high-level segment. After that, before leaving for Jakarta, the Vice President will take time to visit the Indonesian Pavilion at the Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Center.
Appearing to release the Vice President and his entourage at Soekarno Hatta International Airport, the Acting Governor (Pj.) of Banten Al Muktabar and all ranks of the Regional Leadership Coordination Forum (Forkompimda) of Banten Province.
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