MUHAMMADIYAH.OR.ID, YOGYAKARTA—The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Republic of Indonesia H.E. Mr. Prapan Disyatat visited the Muhammadiyah Office of Yogyakarta on Tuesday (July 6) to strengthen relations between Thailand and Indonesia, particularly Muhammadiyah, by renewing and expanding their collaboration.
Mr. Ambassador was interested in Muhammadiyah focusing on the advancement of education quality. This movement has thousands of educational institutions, including Muhammadiyah schools overseas. Thus, their cooperation enhances the quality of education in both nations.
Besides, the meeting also delved into the field of health. Thailand and Muhammadiyah discussed the possibility of close cooperation in healthcare sector development to increase the number of doctors.
Agriculture was also a key highlight of the meeting. With advanced agricultural traditions, Thailand offered to share its experiences and knowledge with Muhammadiyah to promote agricultural sector growth in Indonesia. This collaboration is expected to boost farm productivity and enhance the welfare of Indonesian farmers.
Furthermore, the President of Muhammadiyah Haedar Nashir welcomed the collaboration. It may improve the quality of education, health, and agriculture in both countries.
This visit underscored Muhammadiyah’s commitment to international cooperation and knowledge-sharing with friendly countries like Thailand. The collaboration between Thailand and Muhammadiyah may bring significant development in education, healthcare, and agriculture in the future.
For information, the ambassador came with Minister Counsellor Sirichada Thongtan, Minister Counsellor Pranee Prasom, First Secretary Pamila Sirichuchnin, First Secretary Napat Dumkhum, and an embassy staff member Muhammad S. Kemalsyah. Meanwhile, Haedar was accompanied by the Secretary of Muhammadiyah Muhammad Sayuti, Dr. Agus Taufiqurrahman, Mohammad Adam Jerusalem, and Ida Puspita.