Indonesia forms new agency to co-ordinate overseas aid

Indonesia's Ambassador to New Zealand, Tantowi Yahya Photo: RNZ / Koroi Hawkins. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

JAKARTA, Oct 24, 2019, RNZ. Indonesia’s government has launched a new overseas aid agency to strengthen ties in the Pacific and other regions, reported the Radio New Zealand.

Indonesia’s Ambassador to Samoa, Tonga and New Zealand says the Indonesian Agency for International Development, or AID, promotes peace and development

Tantowi Yahya told Johnny Blades the new body will integrate ongoing contributions to overseas development from various Indonesian ministries and agencies.

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