BANDUNG-As a follow up efforts on the cooperation agreement between West Java Provincial government with South Australia which agreed on September, 24th 2015 in Adelaide, Australia, Minister of Trade and Investment South Australia Martin Hamilton Smith and the delegation made a reciprocal visit to meet Vice Governor Deddy Mizwar in Bandung, Monday (11.16.15), in order to discuss the realization of cooperation in nine areas which mutually agreed.
The nine areas of cooperation include agriculture, fisheries, tourism, arts and culture, education, government, industry and trade, investment and health. It was discussed in the first Joint Working Group Meeting which was attended by delegates from the State of South Australia and head of OPD as well as provincial government.
Vice Governor Deddy Mizwar said the fields that have been agreed is a mapping potential result and needs of the two regions. Therefore he hopes through this forum can explore the potential of cooperation mutually beneficial and immediately implemented for the community welfare in both regions. "We expect this cooperation can be realized," said Deddy.
He also believes this cooperation can be a positive impact on the dynamics of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Australia.
Moreover, according to Deddy, this cooperation is not limited to partnerships between governments, but developing in the business relationship widely. "Not only between governments, but also can develop in the broader business relationships," he explained.
Deddy hopes this meeting be a strategic momentum in order to establish a relationship of closer cooperation with the government and other stakeholders in the State of South Australia.