Kalla, UAE Minister explore avenues to boost investment in Indonesia

Kalla, UAE Minister explore avenues to boost investment in Indonesia

Vice President Jusuf Kalla (left) and UAE's Energy and Industry Minister Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei (right) met at the Vice Presidential office in Jakarta on Friday (July 5, 2019). (ANTARA/Bayu Prasetyo)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) Energy and Industry Minister Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei held discussions here, Friday, with Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla on the potential to increase investment in Indonesia, particularly in energy and infrastructure.

Mazrouei arrived at the Vice Presidential Office at around 10:30 a.m. local time on Friday.

"(The meeting is aimed) at making preparations for the visit of the King and for holding a preliminary discussion on investment," Vice President Kalla remarked.

Mazrouei has reiterated his country's commitment to boosting investment in Indonesia.

"The United Arab Emirates has planned to improve business relations with Indonesia to enhance bilateral trade and investment," he noted.

Energy, real estate, and tourism are among the sectors, with investment potential.

Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Syekh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, concurrently the UAE's deputy supreme commander of the Armed Forces, has planned to visit Indonesia in mid-July 2019. Related news: UAE supports halal vaccine production from Indonesia

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