This Agreement shall remain in force until terminated by a Contracting State. Either Contracting
State may terminate the Agreement, through diplomatic channels, by giving written notice of termination on or before the thirtieth day of June of any calendar year following after the period of five years from the year in which the Agreement enters into force.
In such case, the Agreement shall cease to have effect:
- (a) in respect of tax withheld at source to income derived on or after 1 January in the year next following that in which the notice of termination is given.
- (b) in respect of other taxes on income, for taxable years beginning on or after 1 January in the year next following that in which the notice of termination is given.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, duly authorized thereto, have signed this Agreement.
DONE at Jakarta, this twenty-seventh day of June 1997, in the Indonesian, Arabic and English languages, the three texts being equally authentic. In case there is any divergence of interpretation between the Indonesian and Arabic texts, the English text shall prevail.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA:
MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC:
MOHAMMAD KHALED AL-MAHAYNI
MINISTER OF FINANCE