The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Astana, Kazakhtan

Pertemuan BNPT dengan Wakil Menteri Agama dan Masyarakat Sipil Repiblik Kazakhstan

Pertemuan BNPT dengan Wakil Menteri Agama dan Masyarakat Sipil Repiblik Kazakhstan

On January 25, 2018, the Head of Indonesia's National Counter Terrorism Agency (BNPT), the Deputy of International Cooperation of the BNPT, and Director of Bilateral Cooperation of BNPT, accompanied by the Indonesian Ambassador Astana conducted a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Religion and the Civil Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Both institutions exchanged their opinions on counter-terrorism measures and radicalism in the respective country. During the meeting, the head of the Indonesian BNPT conveyed that the institution he led have been working closely with 36 Central Governments Institution Unit and 34 units of Local Government. Outside the government. The BNPT also works with community agencies to prevent the development of radical understanding among the community.

On that occasion, the Deputy Minister of Religion and the Civil Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan explained that his ministry's duties are related to the policies in the prevention of the spread of the radical (Countering Violent Extremism) as well as the implementation of effective policies of countering radical philosophy to the grassroots and youth institutions. The Government of Kazakhstan through his Ministry expressed an interest in knowing about the handling of children of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) returnees in Indonesia.