Independence Day of Indonesia Marked

Mochammad Chandra Widya Independence Day of Indonesia

The Indonesian Embassy in Serbia hosted a reception on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day and Armed Forces Day of this country.

Ambassador of Indonesia to Serbia H.E. Mochammad Chandra Widya hosted a number of guests – representatives of the political, cultural and public scene of Serbia, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps.

On 17 August 1945 Indonesia declared independence from the Netherlands. A 350-year-long Dutch rule in the Indonesian archipelago came to an end.

The reception was attended by Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Belgrade, officials of the Government of Serbia, government officials of Montenegro, other counterparts of the Embassy and friends of Indonesia.