Indonesia Becomes Chairman of the Asia-Europe Education Forum

Kuala Lumpur (ANTARA) – Indonesia was honored to be elected Chairman of the Forum of Ministers of Education in Asia and Europe (ASEME) with a secretariat office will be based in Jakarta, after being housed in the city of Berlin, Germany.
“Jakarta has been established as a secretariat and receipt of final tomorrow,” said Ambassador to Malaysia, Herman Prayitno the sidelines of a meeting of education ministers and the Asia-Europe (ASEMME 4th) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday.
Ambassador Herman Prayitno welcomed the election of Indonesia as chairman ASEME because it is expected to improve the quality of education in the country to draw from the experience of countries in Europe that have been advanced education system.
“It is expected to be the driving force to foster cooperation with fellow members so expect the quality of education in the country to be the best and not inferior to developed countries,” he said.
International confidence, he added, will encourage Indonesia as chairman ASEME good and the opportunity to further enhance cooperation with European countries, especially in terms of education.
Similar delivered Counsellor for Education, MA Rusdi stating that the appointment of Indonesia as the secretariat ASEME, it automatically becomes chairman.
For Rusdi, the election of Indonesia as a form of international recognition of the gait Indonesia in the international education arena.
“We’re pretty active in many educational activities both regional and international levels. Thing that is a consideration for choosing Indonesia,” he said.
Director General of Higher Education, Djoko Santoso is scheduled to represent Indonesia in the handover ceremony secretarial ASEME from Berlin to Jakarta.
ASEMME 4th meeting held at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur was the theme of the talk about quality assurance of education, cooperation in education and lifelong education (life long learning) and a number of other discussions. (Ar)


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