Indonesia, UAE Ink MoU on Various Sectors

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 4 November 2021
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President Jokowi accompanied by Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung and a number of ministers meets with Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Thursday (4/11). (Photo by: Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev)

On the last day of working visit in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and witnessed the signing of a number of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) between the two countries.

The MoUs are, among others:

  1. MoU between Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy and Training Center of the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry, signed by Minister of State to the UAE, Ahmad bin Ali Al Sayegh, and Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister, Retno Marsudi;
  2. MoU on cooperation in the field of financial system and digital finance innovation between Central Bank of the UAE and Bank Indonesia, signed by Governor of Central Bank of the UAE, Khalid Mohammed Balama Al Tamimi, and Indonesian Foreign Affairs, Minister Retno Marsudi;
  3. MoU on mutual recognition of certificate for seafarer training, certification, and shift work worthiness, signed by the UAE’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, and Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan;
  4. Instrument to ratify agreement inked on 24 July 2019 on the promotion and protection of investment, signed by the UAE’s Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Mohammed bin Hadi Al Husseini, and Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister, Retno Marsudi;
  5. Instrument to ratify amendment to an agreement inked on 24 July 20019 on avoidance of double taxation, signed by UAE’s Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Mohammed bin Hadi Al Husseini, and Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister, Retno Marsudi;
  6. Exchange of notes on the amendment to regulation on a safety travel corridor (mutual recognition of PCR and COVID-19 vaccines certificates, as well as digital surveillance system) signed by Minister of State to the UAE, Ahmad bin Ali Al Sayegh, and Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister, Retno Marsudi;
  7. MoU between the UAE and Indonesia’s export credit agencies, signed by Deputy Chairman of Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) Board of Directors, Thani Al Zeyoudi and CEO of Indonesia’s state-owned reinsurance firm Reasuransi Indonesia Utama, Benny Waworuntu;
  8. MoU on strategic partnership between Indonesia’s national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia and Emirates Airline, signed by Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, and Indonesian Minister of State-owned Enterprises, Erick Thohir;
  9. MoU on a joint investment framework between Indonesia Investment Authority (INA) dan Abu Dhabi Growth Fund (ADG), signed by CEO of the ADG, Khalifa Mohammed Al Suwaidi and CEO of the INA, Ridha Wirakusumah;
  10. Agreement on strategic alliance for the development of ports signed by CEO of the Indonesia Investment Authority (INA), Ridha Wirakusumah, CEO of Indonesia’s state-own port operator PT Pelindo, Arif Suhartono, and Chairperson of Emirati multinational logistics company DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem;
  11. Agreement on cooperation and partnership in Balikpapan investment refinery unit between Indonesia’s state-owned oil giant subsidiary PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional, leading international gas and oil company Mubadala Petroleum, and the INA, signed by CEO of Mubadala, Mansour Mohammed Al Hamed, CEO of PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional, Joko Priyono, and Deputy CEO of INA, Arief Budiman;
  12. Agreement on cooperation in the development of Floating Solar Panel between the UAE-government owned renewable energy company Masdar and Pertamina New Renewable Energy, signed by CEO of Masdar, Mohammed Jamil Al Ramahi, and CEO of Pertamina, Nicke Widyawati;
  13. MoU between Hayat Biotech and Indonesia’s Bio Farma, signed by Mansour Al Mansouri and CEO of Bio Farma Honesti Basyir; and

MoU between Smartfren Telcom, Indonesia’s local company PT Amara Padma Sehati, and Group 42 Investments AI Holdings RSC Ltd, signed by Mansour Al Mansouri, CEO of Smartfren Telcom, Frankie Wijaya, and Commissioner of PT Amara Padma Sehati, Pandu Syahrir. (PRESIDENTIAL SECRETARIAT/AIT) (RAS/LW)

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