His Excellency the Ambassador visited the headquarters of Kompas newspaper, the largest newspaper in Indonesia

Within the framework of the communication with official, parliamentary, partisan, media and press organizations, His Excellency the Ambassador Ahmed bin Jassim Al-Hamar met with Mr. Bodiman Tanuridjo, editor-in-chief of the Kompas daily newspaper in Indonesia, and a number of his assistants.

His Excellency the Ambassador reviewed with them the importance of media and explained to them the Qatari viewpoint and position towards the crisis of the Qatar blockade and answered their questions. His Excellency the Ambassador praised the Indonesian media coverage of the crisis and their commitment to neutrality. Furthermore, His Excellency the Ambassador praised the Indonesian official position, represented by the President Joko Widodo, who made contacts with His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who held several contacts with Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani.

His Excellency the Ambassador welcomed the cooperation with Indonesian press organizations and institutions in general and the Kompas newspaper in particular, and expressed his willingness to work together in providing them with any material necessary and to answer any queries about the State of Qatar. Mr. Budiman appreciated the Ambassador's keenness to communicate with the Indonesian media and his keenness to provide a direct source for understanding the Qatari position.