INDONESIA’S FOREIGN MINISTER HOSTS DINNER FOR 12 FOREIGN MINISTERS FROM NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Nikko Bali Resort and Spa Welcomes ASEAN Foreign Ministers to Savor Authentic Indonesian Cuisine at The Shore Restaurant
NUSA DUA – JULY 2011. On the occasion of the 44th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Bali, Mr. Marty Natalegawa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia, and his wife, Mrs. Sranya B. Natalegawa, hosted dinner for 10 ASEAN Foreign Ministers on Tuesday, 19 July 2011 at The Shore Restaurant. Two foreign ministers from other neighboring countries, East Timor and Papua New Guinea, were also invited to savor the fine dining experience in Indonesian cuisine in a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere.
Under a starry night sky and the soothing sounds of the waves, the respective foreign ministers and their wives sit side by side in a long table. They relished Balinese style appetizer, asian flavors main course and traditional Indonesian deserts which took the delegates to the next level in experiencing authentic Indonesian cuisine. Conversation occurred in a relaxed way while the respective guests were swept away by the smooth sound of jazz singers. Optimistically, it allowed them to extend the sense of familiarity among ASEAN countries and their neighbors.