Indonesia’s 2023 ASEAN Chairmanship Tops Topics of MoFA, ERIA Meeting
Jakarta, 20 September 2022: A group of experts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of the Republic of Indonesia met with top officials of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to discuss the potential cooperation between the Government of Indonesia and ERIA to support the country’s ASEAN Chairmanship in 2023.
Led by H.E. Sidartho Reza Suryodipuro, Director General for ASEAN Cooperation, the MoFA delegation was warmly welcomed by Mr Koji Hachiyama, ERIA’s Chief Operating Officer; Mr Daisuke Tsukao, Deputy Director General for ASEAN and East Asian Affairs, ERIA; Dr Intan M. Ramli, ERIA’s Policy Fellow; Dr Salvador M. Buban, ERIA’s Policy Fellow; Dr Dionisius A. Narjoko, ERIA’s Senior Economist; and Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, ERIA’s Director of Research Strategy and Innovation.
Both parties exchanged views on current strategic issues such as food and energy security, as well as the Blue Economy.
The visit is expected to strengthen the close cooperation between Indonesia and ERIA , with the latter supporting the country’s succession to ASEAN chairmanship.