Indonesia continues to improve cooperation with Czech republic

17 , 2018 | Source: Antara News

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has expressed Indonesia`s commitment to continue to improve cooperation in the fields of trade and industry with the Czech Republic.

"I am committed to continuing to advance cooperation with the Czech Republic in various areas, especially in the fields of trade and industry," President Jokowi remarked while receiving a Czech Republic Senate delegation at the Merdeka Palace here on Monday.

On the occasion, the president was accompanied by Coordinating Minister for Economy Darmin Nasution, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, and Deputy Foreign Minister A. M. Fachir.

The Czech Republic Senate delegation comprised Chair of the Czech Republic Senate Milan Stech, Senator Tomas Grulich, Senator Ludek Jenista, Senator Hassan Mezian, Senator Lumir Kantor, and Senator Radko Martinek.

Also present were Czech Ambassador to Indonesia Ivan Hotek and Deputy Chair of the Czech Chamber of Commerce Michael Steffi.

President Jokowi remarked that the Czech Republic is an old friend of Indonesia. Czech was one of the countries in Europe that had first recognized Indonesian independence.

"On this occasion, we would like to thank you for the Czech Republic`s support for Indonesia to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2019-2020," Jokowi noted.

In the meantime, Chair of the Czech Republic Senate Stech expressed gratitude for the warm welcome received in Indonesia.

"Thank you, on behalf of the delegation, we convey that there is absolutely no problem in the bilateral relationship between Czech and Indonesia," Stech added.

 

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