• Short Summary

    INDONESIAN CITY OF JOGJAKARTA, IN CENTRAL JAVA, IS FLAYING HOST TO 200 DELBLATES FROM 21 COUNTRIES TO THE ELEVENTH COLOMBO PLAN CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING TO IN HELD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN INDONESIA.

  • Description

    INDONESIAN CITY OF JOGJAKARTA, IN CENTRAL JAVA, IS FLAYING HOST TO 200 DELBLATES FROM 21 COUNTRIES TO THE ELEVENTH COLOMBO PLAN CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING TO IN HELD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN INDONESIA.

    THE CITY OF JOGJA, AS THIS CAPITAL OF ANCIENT SULTANATE IS CALLED, EMBODIES THE TYPICAL INDONESIAN CULTURE AND WAY OF LIFE.

    THOUGH THE SULTAN IS A MUSLIM, THE CITY HAS ITS SHARE OF HINDU TEMPLES AND STATUES, CHRISTIAN CHURCHES AND MOSQUES CIVILIZATIONS THAT FLOURISH. JOGJA STATE OF 1,100 ODD SQUARE MILES BECAME A SULTANATE IN 18TH CENTURY WHEN THE MODJOPANIT EMPIRE COLLAPSED.

    IT REMAINED AN INDEPENDENT STATE UNDER THE DUTCH RULE AND EVEN UNDER THE INDEPENDENT REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA IT ENJOYS AUTONOMY, AS A SPECIAL TERRITORY.

    LIFE IS EASY GOING IN JOGJA AS IN WHOLE OF INDONESIA. EVERY ONE ADDRESSES THE OTHER AS BROTHER AND RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE IS TAKEN FOR GRANTED. THOUGH NEARLY SO PERCENT OF INDONESIANS ARE MUSLIMS, INDONESIA IS A SECULAR STATE AND ISLAM IS NOT THE OFFICIAL RELIGION.

    JOGJA WHICH IS THE CENTRE OF JAVANESE CULTURE AND HANDICRAFTS AND HAS A FAMOUS GADJA NADA UNIVERSITY, IS ALSO LINKED WITH INDONESIAN FREEDOM STRUGGLE. IT WAS IN JOGJA THAT INDONESIAN NATIONALISTS PLANNED AND EXECUTED THEIR LIBERATION MOVEMENT.

    THE SULTAN OF JOGJA, HEMENOKU ???OWONO IS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE MOST COMMITTEE FOR THE COLOMBO PLAN CONFERENCE. THE SULTAN A PROMINENT FIGURE IS THE INDONESIAN REVOLUTION WAS IN THE CABINET FOR SOME YEARS.

    HERE SULTAN HEMENOKU ???UWONO EXPLAINS WHY JOGJA WAS CHOSEN FOR THIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD9QZUZR00VWZLKHHV0U3WN79X
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9QZUZR00VWZLKHHV0U3WN79X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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