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Indonesia and UAE Signed Agreement and Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance

After a series of negotiations, Indonesia and the UAE finally agreed to sign Agreement on Extradition and the Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance between the two countries. The Agreements was signed by the Minister of Justice and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Amir Syarifudin and the Minister of Justice of the UAE, H.E. Dr. Al Hadef Jua’an Al Daheri, on February 2, 2014 in Abu Dhabi.

The Agreement on Extradition makes it possible for each partner country to request its convicted citizens to be returned and serve their time in their own home country, meanwhile Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance regulates a number of legal cooperation between the two countries, among other the obligation for partner countries to provide legal assistance to its partner country’s citizen anytime it deems necessary.

Currently, nearly a hundred thousand Indonesian citizen live and work in the UAE either as professionals, skilled labour, formal or non-formal worker as well as students.

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The Minister of Justice and Human Rights of Indonesia along with three of his Director Generals and other member of delegation is in UAE at 1 – 3 February 2014 for the Agreements signing as well as meetings with their UAE counterparts to seek deeper cooperation between the two countries.

Abu Dhabi 3 Februari 2014

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Indonesia’s President Sent His Special Envoy to Participate in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2014

Indonesia’s Minister of Marine and Fisheries, H.E. Sharif C. Sutardjo, acting as the special envoy of the President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Dr. H. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has participated in the Blue Economy Summit, held in ADNEC on the 20th of January 2014, as a part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2014.

During his three days stay in the Emirates, the envoy has also conducted meetings with prominent business persons such as Lulu’s owner, Mr. M.A. Yousuf Ali and the Chairman of Nakheel, Mr. Rashed Ahmad Lootah.menteri perikanan

The Government of Indonesia who pays large amount of attention on the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week has also assigned its Vice Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, H.E. Susilo Siswoutomo, to participate in the 4th IRENA Assembly and the IORA Renewable Energy Ministerial Forum.

The vice minister also had the opportunity to visit the Mubadalah Oil Company and the Masdar City Mega Project beside his meeting with the representative from Horizon Energy.

Abu Dhabi, January 21st, 2014