BANDUNG CITY- West Java (West Java) Governor Ridwan Kamil's visit to Sweden last July was followed up by the presence of the Swedish Ambassador to Indonesia Marina Berg at Gedung Sate, Bandung City, Monday (9/30/19).
Next, Emil - familiar greeting Ridwan Kamil said that there needs to be concrete cooperation from the results of the West Java delegation's visit to Sweden as well as the Swedish delegation to West Java.
"Surely this meeting is to follow up on our visit to Sweden and I will follow up with concrete things," Emil said at the meeting which was also attended by a delegation of Swedish businessmen.
Emil also explained a number of potential West Java that could be the working capital of West Java-Sweden, including from the tourism sector and strategic infrastructure projects being carried out by the West Java Provincial Government (Pemdaprov).
"Our growth (Jabar) is very fast, our economic growth is at 5.8 percent today. And we are building several toll roads, "Emil said.
In addition, Emil also explained that sustainable development was the vision of West Java Provincial Government. Under his leadership, Emil said that currently the government is encouraging the development of energy from waste or waste to energy.
"One of them we are building is the RDF (Refused Derived Fuel) waste treatment plant in Bogor," Emil said.
Ambassador Marina Berg meanwhile said that in addition to investment and economic cooperation, concrete cooperation that could be carried out between West Java and Sweden included solutions to address environmental problems and social responsibility.
"Certainly cooperation that can be a complete solution that is in accordance with your vision (Governor of West Java), a sustainable solution," Berg said.
Including to support the West Java program as a form of social and environmental responsibility, "he added.
As for the agenda this time, one of the delegations of entrepreneurs who also attended with the Swedish Ambassador was the IKEA representative in Indonesia.