News & Events

Remarks by Secretary Blinken on Celebration of Ramadan

Today, I wish all Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a season of reflection, prayer, charity, fasting, and community. Many Muslims at home and abroad will again celebrate this Ramadan differently through virtual gatherings and digital interaction due to the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. While ...
Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia

Location: Indonesia, countrywide Event: The U.S. Embassy encourages American citizens in Indonesia to maintain increased security awareness.  Indonesian authorities warn that the terrorism threat level remains high.  A suicide bomber attacked a church in Makassar, Sulawesi on March 28, and an assailant with an Airsoft gun attacked the Indonesian National Police (INP) headquarters in South Jakarta on ...
Read More»

U.S. Government Provides USD 8 Million Grant to Develop Innovative Financing to Improve Economic Productivity

Jakarta – The Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas), Government of Indonesia, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. Government agency, signed a grant agreement on February 4 worth $8 million US dollars to support the Government of Indonesia’s efforts to develop a second MCC Compact grant program. When approved, the program is expected to ...
Read More»

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III Phone Call With Indonesian Minister of Defense, Prabowo Subianto

Press Release U.S. Department of Defense March 31, 2021 Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Indonesian Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto on the phone today to reaffirm the importance of the bilateral defense relationship. Minister Prabowo congratulated Secretary Austin on his appointment as ...
Read More»