On the afternoon of January 4th, representatives of the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations and Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam Ibnu Hadi had a meeting.
After congratulating the success of HAUFO’s Congress, Ambassador Ibnu Hadi expressed his plan to cooperate with HAUFO in the Indonesia Culture Week: Batik in the end of March 2018.
Batik is a technique of wax – resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique originated from Indonesia. In October 2009, UNESCO designated Indonesian batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. This cultural week is a chance to promote Indonesian culture to the Hanoi’s people and international friends.
On behalf of HAUFO’s leadership, Vice Chairwoman Tran Thi Phuong thanked the Ambassador for his wishes. She discussed more details about the plan of cooperation between two sides during the Indonesian Cultural Week: Batik and also expressed the willing of HAUFO to cooperate with foreign diplomatic missions, and international partners in Vietnam to organize the people-to-people relations activities in Hanoi.