Singapore keen to invest in Tanjung Api-Api in South Sumatra

Singapore keen to invest in Tanjung Api-Api in South Sumatra

Mohamad Maliki Osman. (Facebook)

Palembang (ANTARA News) - Singapores Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mohamad Maliki Osman expressed his countrys interest to expand its current industries and invest, especially in the Tanjung Api-Api area, Banyuasin, South Sumatra.

Osman said that based on the information provided by South Sumatra Governor Alex Noerdin at a meeting in Palembang on Wednesday, the Tanjung Api-Api area was an interesting investment destination.

According to Osman, matters related to investment in Tanjung Api-Api will be discussed in Singapore.

Joint discussions will be held to explore investment opportunities.

He said South Sumatra has abundant natural resources and needs investors for development.

Moreover, Singapore and South Sumatra share several cultural similarities, he pointed out.

Therefore, this visit to South Sumatra was undertaken to explore investment opportunities, he remarked.

However, more importantly, the visit aims at enhancing relations that have existed so far.

The South Sumatra governor stated that Singapore was a small but advanced nation.

Therefore, Singapore offers a wide range of investment opportunities, especially in Tanjung Api-Api, he emphasized.

Through this meeting, we expect that large employers in Singapore will invest in this area, he added.

(Reported by Ujang Idrus/Uu.B020/INE/KR-BSR/A014)