Tarnaka: Ade Sukendar, Consul General of Republic of Indonesia in Mumbai, accompanied by an official delegation of nine officials, called on Prof E Suresh Kumar, the Vice-Chancellor of English and Foreign Languages University here on Thursday.
Ade Sukendar stressed the need of an active cooperation between India and Indonesia in education sector. He reiterated that his visit to EFL University would enhance specialised teacher training programmes, proficiency training for diplomats, and further enrich cultural relations.
The Consul General made a special mention that many Indonesian students are studying in various universities across India, while EFLU has a few students on rolls at present.
The Indonesian delegation led by the Consul General also included Yadi Suriahadi, Consul (Economics); Soemarajanto Karyasentika, Vice Consul (Economics); Ferry Samuel Jacob, Trade attaché; D Rizky Novihamzah, director, Indonesian Investment Promotion Centre (IIPC); Abudhabi, Kumara Jati, director, Indonesia Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) Chennai.
Sukendar said he would like to send more students to EFL University and explore the possibility of sending teachers and diplomats for teacher training and Professional Development Programmes through the Ministry of External Affairs. Prof Surabhi Bharati, Dean, International Relations of the University, coordinated the visit of the Indonesian delegation.