TWO females and three male students of Semarang National Senior High School-3 in Indonesia accompanied by an English teacher and the principal were in Port Moresby under the Student Exchange of the Republic of Indonesia-Papua New Guinea 2014 programme.
The students arrived on April 29 and will leave this afternoon for Denpasar.
Education attaché office, Indonesian Embassy in Port Moresby, implemented the programme involving students of Semarang National Senior High School-3 and St Joseph’s International Catholic College.
The Semarang National Senior High School-3 delegation was at St Joseph’s International Catholic College on Thursday.
Principal George Swamy welcomed the delegates of Semarang National Senior High School-3 and expressed appreciation over reciprocal visits made by five students and a teacher of St Joseph’s to Semarang last year.
Both principals thanked the embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, especially the education attaché, Didik Wisnu Widjajanto for the implementation of student exchange programmes between Semarang and St Joseph’s College.
Widjajanto expects the student exchange activities between the two schools to be sustainable, given that the student exchange between the two nations is one of the ongoing missions of people to people contact.
Widjajanto said a student exchange gave an important meaning in paving the way for both countries to work together, especially in education and higher education.
The delegation from Semarang was welcomed by the Indonesian embassy in the evening of April 29.
Present at the event were delegations from Semarang, all embassy staff members and their families, students of St Joseph’s College who visited Semarang with their parents, and other distinguished guests.
Representing the ambassador, Martamba Tobing welcomed and thanked the visiting delegation from Semarang.
He expected that the student exchange programme that has been implemented can be sustained.
A dance group of East New Britain and Central performed during the welcome ceremony, while the Indonesian students of St Joseph’s College featured modern and traditional dances and songs of childhood.
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