BANDUNG - Governor of West Java Ridwan Kamil received the Minister of State from the Government of the State of Selangor, Malaysia, YB Mr. Amirudidin Bin Shari along with several delegates from the Mayor of Selangor.
In the meeting which took place at the Pakuan State Building, Bandung, on Monday morning (1/28/19), the Governor had offered trade cooperation through the village development program One Village One Company.
"If Selangor needs something, I can connect to the One Village One Company," Emil said at the meeting.
On this occasion, the products offered by Emil to Selangor emphasize agricultural products. Like the Gedong Gincu Mango which has a distinctive taste to other superior West Java products. Emil hopes this can be a new accelerator of economic growth in the village.
Emil explained that the scheme of cooperation through One Village One Company is different from other programs. Because through this program the government will look for off takers or buyers first before forming their place of business. Emil said that Selangor could request certain products that were needed to West Java.
Even so, Emil also offered another collaboration to Selangor. Like the development of a new industrial area in West Java. Investors from Selangor can be involved in developing the economic area.
"We will open a new industrial center and we open ourselves to it (development cooperation)," Emil said.
Meanwhile, the Selangor Grand Minister YB Mr. Amirudidin Bin Shari expressed his interest in the rural development program. According to him, the village area is very important to be developed to avoid urbanization of the villagers into the city.
"We are interested in the village program. How do we bring the village to life with synergy (cooperation)," Amirudidin said at the meeting.
Selangor is the most important state in Malaysia. With a population of 6.5 million, Selangor grows as one of the centers of advanced manufacturing industries in Malaysia. Through its various potentials, Selangor has managed to contribute around 23% to Malaysia's GDP.
"Selangor has good infrastructure. In addition, there are manufacturing industries that are the main economic drivers of Selangor," he explained.