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President Yudhoyono to meet with top German investors

Jumat, 1 Maret 2013 23:50 WIB | 619 Views
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled to meet with chief executive officers of top German companies as part of his working visit in the country, Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan said.

"The President will meet with three to four CEOs of Volkswagen, Ferostaal, Accor and Siemens which plan to make large investment in Indonesia," he said following a meeting at the Presidential Palace here on Friday.

Teuku Faizasyah, presidential aide for international affairs, said in a press statement released on Thursday evening the President will leave for Berlin on Saturday.

"During his visit in Germany, the President will hold bilateral talks with the German President and Chancellor. The two bilateral talks will discuss a follow-up to comprehensive partnership launched by the Indonesian President and the German Chancellor in Jakarta on July 10, 2012," he said.

At the bilateral talks with the German Chancellor, the two leaders will announce a list of figures from the two countries who will become members of the Indonesia-German Advisory Group (IGAG), he said.

In addition, they will also discuss in details the priorities of cooperation in the fields of trade, investment, health, education, research, technology, and defense industry.

Also high on the agenda of the meeting will be cooperation related to food security, energy security and transportation, he said.

While in Germany, Yudhoyono will also receive courtesy calls from former German president Horst Kohler, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, and Berlin Mayor Herr Klaus Wowereit.

Yudhoyono will also open an international tourism bourse, along with the German chancellor. Indonesia will become a partner country in the exhibition.

He will also meet with the Indonesia diaspora community in Germany during his stay.

From Germany, Yudhoyono will continue his trip to Hungary on March 5 for a four-day visit.(*)