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Cablegate: Apec Research and Innovation Symposium Demarche

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R 130144Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9785
INFO RUEHHI/AMEMBASSY HANOI 0612

UNCLAS JAKARTA 001539

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DEPARTMENT FOR EAP/MTS, EAP/EP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: APECO ECIN ETRD ID
SUBJECT: APEC RESEARCH AND INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM DEMARCHE
DELIVERED

REF: SECSTATE 84094

1. (U) Embassy conveyed talking points contained in reftel to
Dr. Teguh Rahardjo, Deputy Minister for Research, Science and
Technology Program, State Ministry for Research and
Technology, and to his deputy, Ir. Nada Marsudi, on August
11. Dr. Rahardjo expressed appreciation for the information
and indicated the government of Indonesia (GOI) would
directly submit nominations to the organizers of the Research
and Innovation Symposium during the week of August 11.

2. (SBU) Dr. Rahardjo advised that he is the new APEC
Industrial Science and Technology Working Group (ISTWG) focal
point for the GOI. Rahardjo and Marsudi explained that for
budgetary reasons, the GOI typically sends representatives to
only one ISTWG meeting per year, generally in Singapore. They
welcomed the opportunity for subsidized travel for two GOI
representatives to the upcoming symposium.
HUME

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