IAF: An historical milestone in Indonesia-Africa ties – Inforial

Indonesia will host the first-ever Indonesia-Africa Forum (IAF) from April 10 to 11 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Bali. The Forum marks a historical milestone in friendship and cooperation between Indonesia and the countries of Africa.  

The IAF 2018 is expected to attract 550 delegates from Indonesia and African countries. High-level delegates will include ministers from both Indonesia and African countries.

The connection between Indonesia and Africa goes back to ancient times. In terms of anthropological ties, some studies have revealed that the ancestors of the Madagascar people may have come from Indonesia. In South Africa, a Malay community exists, whose members are descendants of Sheikh Yusuf, an Islamic religious leader from South Sulawesi.

The IAF aims at translating…

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