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Ambassador A.A. Gede Oka Djelantik 1924 – 2007

Distinguished Balinese Career Diplomat Served in Countries in Africa, Europe, Asia and South America.

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One of Indonesia's former Ambassadors to Argentina and a renowned Son of Bali, A.A. Gede Oka Djelantik passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2007 at the Puri Medika Hospital in Jakarta.

Djelantik, who was 82 at the time of his death, had served his Country as a diplomat in a number of countries in Africa, Europe and South America, His diplomatic career began in Switzerland in 1952 when he was offered a staff position in the Indonesian Embassy while visiting that country on an arts mission. A naturally gifted linguist, Djelantik was fluent in at least 8 languages including Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Indonesian and Balinese.

In the late 1950s, Djelantik moved to Japan where he was assigned an administration post in handling war reparations paid by that government to Indonesia following World War II. After his Japan posting he moved on to serve as an Ambassador to three African nations: Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia. In 1968 he returned to Asia serving as the Indonesian Consul in Hong Kong (1968-1969). He later served as Consul General in Kobe, Japan before moving to South America where he represented Indonesia as an Ambassador to Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

Among the honors received by Djelantik during his years of dedication to the Republic were the The Great Cross of the Order of May (Argentina), Great Cross of Bernado O'Higgins (Chile), and the Lencana Karya Satya(Indonesia).

Djelantik, the Son of the Raja of Karangasem, is survived by his wife of 50 years, Cokorda Istri of the Puri Agung palace in Ubud. He is also survived by a Son and two grandchildren.

Cremation is scheduled to take place on June 10, 2007 from the Puri Agung Maskerdam Karangasem.

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