Kamis, 18 April 2024|Jakarta, Indonesia

Navies from 36 countries participate in 2023 MNEK in Makassar

M.shaqeel

Senin, 05 Juni 2023 - 16:15 WIB

View of the opening of the 2023 Multilateral Naval Exercise Komodo (MNEK) opened by the Indonesian Defense Force (TNI) Commander Admiral Yudo Margono and attended by Governor of South Sulawesi Andi Sudirman Sulaiman and Navy representatives of 36 countries in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Monday (5/6/2023). ANTARA/Suriani Mappong
View of the opening of the 2023 Multilateral Naval Exercise Komodo (MNEK) opened by the Indonesian Defense Force (TNI) Commander Admiral Yudo Margono and attended by Governor of South Sulawesi Andi Sudirman Sulaiman and Navy representatives of 36 countries in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Monday (5/6/2023). ANTARA/Suriani Mappong
A A A

Thepresidentpost.id - Makassar - The navies of 36 countries celebrated the opening of the international exercise of the 2023 Multilateral Naval Exercise Komodo (MNEK), themed "Partnership to Recover and to Rise Stronger," in Makassar, South Sulawesi.

"It is an honor that this friendly activity can be held in Makassar City," Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) Commander Admiral Yudo Margono stated during the opening of the event in Makassar, Monday.

The start of the event was marked by a colossal dance performance by the Bugis Makassar ethnic group that depicted the skills of the Bugis Makassar ancestors in crossing the ocean.

Meanwhile, the invitees and guests of honor from 36 countries, including the United States, Australia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, China, Chile, Fiji, India, England, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, and the Netherlands, enjoyed a colossal dance performance that was demonstrated by 100 personnel.

The participants from 36 countries will partake in various activities scheduled on June 5-8, 2023, such as Ice Breaking, International Fleet Review (IFR), International Maritime Security Symposium (IMSS), City Tour, City Parade, Fun Bike, Admiral Lunch, Bilateral Meeting Welcome Dinner, Maritime Exhibition, and Gala Dinner.

Moreover, humanitarian activities to be conducted include implementing the engineering civic action program (ENCAP) by building the MNEK monument in the Centre Point Indonesia (CPI) and tourist alleys as well as conducting repairs of the roof of the Lae-Lae Middle School, and repairing road facilities in Lanraki. Moreover, the medical civic action program (MEDCAP) will be implemented by carrying out dental treatment, mass circumcision, and cataract surgery.

The MNEK is a non-war exercise by prioritizing regional maritime cooperation, disaster management, and humanitarian operations to strengthen cooperation between the Indonesian Navy and friendly countries.

Chief of Naval Staff (Kasal) TNI Admiral Muhammad Ali stated that this friendship exercise aims to share knowledge and experience between countries.

He noted that the MNEK activities were aimed at strengthening and supporting each other after the COVID-19 pandemic, and specifically for the Indonesian Navy, 24 warships were deployed to participate in these activities.

"The success of this activity is certainly inseparable from the support of the people in this area that prioritize local wisdom," he affirmed.

As a form of commitment in MNEK 2023, Navy representatives from 36 countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in cooperation in joint strengthening and recovery. (ANTARA)

Komentar

Berita Lainnya

Business 28/02/2024 13:01 WIB

Carsurin and NBRI Strengthen Strategic Alliance to Propel Indonesia’s EV Industry

PT Carsurin Tbk ("Carsurin") and the National Battery Research Institute ("NBRI") are pleased to announce the signing of a pivotal Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA), marking a significant advancement…

Economy 21/02/2024 08:38 WIB

Bapanas Head Ensures Availability of Rice Stock Ahead of Ramadan

The National Food Agency (Bapanas) has ensured the availability of rice for the fasting month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 1445 Hijri/2024 CE.

Sport 21/02/2024 08:20 WIB

Receives Chairman of Jababeka (KIJA), Menpora Dito Ready to Support the Development of Sports SEZs

Chairman of PT Jababeka Tbk (KIJA), Setyono Djuandi Darmono met the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia (Menpora RI) Dito Ariotedjo at the Kemenpora RI Office, Senayan, Jakarta,…

Business 21/02/2024 08:16 WIB

Jababeka (KIJA) Targets Marketing Sales of IDR 2.5 Trillion in 2024

PT Jababeka Tbk (KIJA) is targeting pre-sales revenue or marketing sales of IDR 2.5 trillion in 2024. According to the information disclosure of the Indonesia Stock Exchange on Tuesday (13/2), IDR 1,150…

World 19/02/2024 17:38 WIB

The Indonesian Embassy in Cairo Receives Aid for Palestine

Cairo, Egypt - The Indonesian Embassy in Cairo welcomes the Radjiman Wedyodiningrat Warship (RJW-992) which arrived at the Al Arish Port, North Sinai Province of Egypt at 8.00 A.M. Cairo local time (13/02).…