BANDUNG-Padjadjaran University is committed to helping the Palestinian people advance their country. This commitment was realized through the signing of a Cooperation Agreement by the Chancellor of Unpad Prof. Tri Hanggono Achmad with the Palestinian Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Zuhair SM. Al Shun, at Pancasila Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building, Jakarta, Tuesday (10/16).
"Unpad supports solidarity programs against Palestine in accordance with the mandate of the 1945 Constitution and the Asian-African Conference," said the Chancellor in today's Unpad PR press release.
The content of this collaboration is to provide opportunities for students from Palestine to continue their studies at Unpad. A total of 16 people will be given a full scholarship by Unpad to continue their Bachelor studies. The results of this education are expected to be useful for building Palestine.
The signing of the PKS was carried out at a bilateral Indonesia-Palestinian consultation meeting facilitated by the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The signing was witnessed directly by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.
In his remarks, Retno said Unpad together with the Indonesian Chancellor Forum had committed to provide scholarships for students and students from Palestine. "This is one of Indonesia's efforts to prepare the young generation of Palestine," said Retno.
For this reason, in addition to Unpad, a number of other national institutions also signed an agreement document in an effort to provide assistance to Palestine. It was signed, are: MoU of the Indonesian-Palestinian Joint Commission, Humanitarian Aid Fund for Palestine, BAZNAS-UNRWA, Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization, Indonesian Chancellor's Forum, Indonesian Embassy in Amman, and the Palestinian Embassy in Jakarta. jo