After the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami killed more than 100,000 people in Banda Aceh
alone, conflict in the region came to a standstill between the Aceh rebels and the Indonesian military.
The Indian delegation comprising members of Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry and officials from Andaman and Nicobar Administration and led by the Ambassador of India Pradeep Kumar Rawat visited Banda Aceh
in the capital of Aceh Province in the first Business Forum.
Dozens of people were taken to hospital in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh
, several hours away, the agency said, adding that state oil firm Pertamina was providing equipment to help fight the fire.
The Banda Aceh
city administration decided to carry out the caning in pubic despite a recent decision taken by the Aceh Governor to move the caning punishments indoors, away from the public eye.
mayor Aminullah Usman said: "This is our government's commitment to enforcing Islamic law.
The 2017 Aceh World Solidarity Tsunami Cup is a four-team association football youth tournament held at the 45,000-seat Harapan Bangsa Stadium in the Indonesian city of Banda Aceh
between the 2 and 6 December 2017.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 19 September 2017: After the Tsunami hit Banda Aceh
city, on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, in 2004, which left a death toll of more than 280,000 civilians and over a million people homeless, according to World Health Organization, Aceh could make out hope from the disaster.
The migrants were stranded off the coast of Lhoknga near the provincial capital Banda Aceh
after the vessel experienced engine trouble on Saturday on their way to Australia, according to Banda Aceh
immigration chief Herry Sudiarto.
By 2002, most of us had fled to other areas outside the mountains, some to Medan but most of us went to Banda Aceh
where a big part of our families and children already were," said Sumirah, another woman grower with 1.5 hectares of land.
Officials in the Indonesian state of Banda Aceh
have banned residents from celebrating New Year's Day, according to the Jakarta Post.
Al-Sayer inaugurated, on Sunday, a crafts' school in Banda Aceh
where the Kuwaiti residential site had been built.