Indonesia Invites Japan to Invest in Natuna
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, accompanied by a number of Cabinet Ministers, received a courtesy call from Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Motegi Toshimitsu, at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Friday (10/1).
On that occasion, President Jokowi said that the Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister, who previously had experience in economic sector, would pay a lot of attention to economic diplomacy. Therefore, the President expressed hope that the detailed bilateral cooperation will be discussed in the meeting.
Investment, President Jokowi added, is a priority in Indonesia and Japan relations. “I invite Japan to invest in Natuna,” the President said.
The President also applauded the existing cooperation between Indonesia and Japan in Natuna, namely the development of integrated marine and fisheries center.
Accompanying President Jokowi during the meeting were, among others, Coordinating Minister for the Economy Airlangga Hartarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, and Minister of State Secretary Pratikno. (MAY/HIM/ES)
Translated by: Ridwan Ibadurrohman
Reviewed by: Yuyu Mulyani