BANDUNG - The Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gives highest appreciation the to the West Java Provincial Government which has hosted IMAGE (Indonesia Middle East Annual Gathering on Economic) 2017.
This activity is an annual activity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and previously similar activities have been conducted in Gorontalo Province and Aceh Province but under different names.
"Hopefully with this visit can generate business cooperation not just friendship visit," said Expert Staff of Economic Diplomacy Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ridwan Hasan in his speech at Gedung Sate Bandung, Monday (9/10/2017).
This activity aims to create markets and business opportunities as well as meet directly with business people in Indonesia.
Friendships with Middle Eastern countries like the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have been well established all along.
Ridwan explained that in the government of President Joko Widodo, the government actively formulated policies for strengthening the economy in Indonesia resulting in 16 economic policies.
The Government welcomes the cooperation with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with countries in the Middle East in the field of business.