Bhubaneswar: Former Bali (Indonesia) Governor Mangku Pastika met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Lok Seva Bhawan here on Friday. Made Mangku Pastika & discussed Odisha’s longstanding cultural ties with Indonesia. Reminisced Biju Babu’s instrumental role in freedom movement of the country and discussed ways to expand the horizon of our glorious bond.
In the meeting, discussions were held on strengthening of the cultural ties between Kalinga (Odisha) and Bali. Pastika also recalled Biju Patnbaik’s contribution to the freedom struggle of Indonesia. The Chief Minister presented a silver filigree boat to Pastika and a IKTAT Sambalpuri saree to Pastika’s wife.