Visit Kazakh Ablai Khan University, UPNVJ Presents Indonesian Culture in Indonesia Corner


Public RelationsUPNVJ - The International Relations Study Program, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, National Development University "Veteran" Jakarta (FISIP UPNVJ) held a socialization of Indonesian culture at the Indonesia Corner (Corner for Indonesian Studies) which was established on the campus of the Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages (KAUIR & WL) in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

This activity is part of a series of agendas brought by two UPNVJ delegates, namely the International Relations Study Program Coordinator Wiwiek Rukmi Dwi Astuti, S.IP., M.Si and the Study Program Secretary M. Chairil Akbar Setiawan, S.IP., MA

The event was opened by Murad Shamilov, Coordinator of International Relations, KAUIR & WR, who gave introductory remarks in front of around 40 students. After that, the event continued with an introduction to Indonesia's cultural diversity by the UPNVJ delegation who presented the presentation "Wonderful Indonesia."

This presentation covers various elements of Indonesian identity such as geographical location, flag, symbols, language, tribe, ethnicity, religion and culture.

The activity continued with a class discussion, guided by two UPNVJ students who were undergoing a student exchange program at KAUIR & WL. Class discussions were interactive, and all students participated with high enthusiasm.

To conclude the activity, a number of students who actively participated received souvenirs from Indonesia.

The presence of the Indonesia Corner at KAUIR & WL in Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan with a population of more than 2 million people and known as an educational center, has significant importance in the context of UPNVJ's internationalization in Central Asia.

The establishment of the Indonesia Corner there allows initial steps to establish cooperation in various fields such as economics, trade and tourism through education.

Indonesia Corner occupies a fairly large space and is equipped with photos of the President and Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, the Garuda symbol, and the Red and White Flag. There are also various promotional materials such as books, leaflets, brochures, tourism promotions, as well as various traditional Indonesian souvenirs, including traditional clothing from Bali.

This socialization activity is a manifestation of efforts to strengthen cooperative relations between UPNVJ and KAUIR & WL, especially in the context of supporting student exchange programs and the Joint Degree Bachelor of International Relations which will be opened in the 2024/2025 academic year. (*wit/PRUPNVJ)

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