Expect to See Indonesia's New Envoy High Above Ottawa

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 02/01/2006 12:00 am EST

Had his application to join the navy been accepted, Djoko Hardano, Indonesia's new Ambassador to Canada, would not be a diplomat today. In high school, Mr. Hardono studied social science, though he had an affinity for math. He thought joining the navy would be a good idea to put his math skills to good use, but on submitting his application, he was told applicants with social science credits were no longer being accepted.

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