Member of Indonesian Parliament visits OSU

Monday, March 28, 2011

STILLWATER, Okla. – Harry Azhar Azis, Co-Chairman Committee XI of Indonesian Parliament, recently spoke with Oklahoma State University faculty and students about highlights of his experience in parliament.

Highlights include dealing with increasing demands of the people and how he negotiates with government ministries in charge of economic policies. He also shared key problems still facing Indonesia since its adoption of a democratic system in 1999.

Azis received his doctorate in agricultural economics from OSU in 2000. He said the power of knowledge and his background as an economist assists him with his job by helping him make good decisions that will benefit the people of his country.

He is in his second term as a member of Indonesia’s Parliament. Azis has been a Chairman of the Budget Committee and is now Co-Chairman of the Committee XI which consists of finance, banking and development planning.

Harry Azhar Azis, Co-Chairman Committee XI of Indonesian Parliament, recently spoke with Oklahoma State University faculty and students about highlights of his experience in parliament. 
Pictured from left to right: Mike Woods, agricultural economics department head; Azis; Dan Tilley, agricultural economics professor; David Henneberry, interim associate vice- president, Division of International Studies and Outreach.
Harry Azhar Azis, Co-Chairman Committee XI of Indonesian Parliament, recently spoke with Oklahoma State University faculty and students about highlights of his experience in parliament. Pictured from left to right: Mike Woods, agricultural economics department head; Azis; Dan Tilley, agricultural economics professor; David Henneberry, interim associate vice- president, Division of International Studies and Outreach.
Harry Azhar Azis visits with David Henneberry, interim associate vice- president, Division of International Studies and Outreach; Robert Whitson, dean and director, OSU Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources; and the Honorable Wes Watkins.
Harry Azhar Azis visits with David Henneberry, interim associate vice- president, Division of International Studies and Outreach; Robert Whitson, dean and director, OSU Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources; and the Honorable Wes Watkins.