EGYPT-The Governor of West Java, Ahmad Heryawan promotes West Java's tea and coffee at the Embassy of Indonesian Republic in Egypt on Friday (30/06/16) local time. The Governor said that Egypt is one of the country that has a strong relationship with Indonesia. "Egypt is one of the country that admit the Indonesian independence and sovereignty. It means that our country is having a strong relationship with Egypt," said The Governor during his visit to the Embassy of Indonesian Republic in Egypt.
The Governor who is familiarly known as Aher admits that to this date there are 3,8 thousands Indonesian students study in Egypt. This certainly becomes an opportunity for West Java to promote its local culture in agricultural business sector which are tea and coffee.
Aher said that West Java's tea and coffee deserve to be internationally known because, its taste and quality has been internationally acclaimed. It is now the time to open the international market networking. "Recently, West Java's coffee is winning the International Coffee Festival," said Aher.
He hopes that the Indonesian Embassy as well as the students would help in promoting Indonesian coffee and tea so that the market is expanding.
This socialisation is marked by the act of handing a pack of coffee and tea to the Indonesian Ambassador for Egypt, Helmi Fauzi by the Governor of West Java.
Aher is accompanied by The Chairman of The Department of Work Force and Transmigration of West Java, Ferry Sofwan; The Chairman of The Department of Education of West Java, Asep Hilman; The Regional Assistant of People's Welfare of West Java, Ahmad Hadadi; The Acting Commisioner of BJB, Klemi Subiantoro.
As for the farmer, Aher is in agreement with BJB to support their capital.
The Indonesian Ambassador for Egypt, Helmi Fauzi welcomes the idea proposed the Governor to socialise his local culture. He fully supports the idea. "It is true that there are many Indonesian Students in Egypt. We encourage them to graduate fast and contribute to the development of our country," he said.