"Dutch and Chinese investors had become interested in investment in coal in the regency, which was also expressed by the Dutch Ambassador to Indonesia," East Kutai Deputy Regent H.Ardiansyah Sulaiman said here Friday.
Four businessmen have expressed interest in investment, namely from the Netherlands in mining, iron ore, in addition from China in marine and agricultural sectors, and another one in making documentary films.
Ardiansyah Sulaiman said the Dutch and Chinese businessmen expressed their interest when they met in an exhibition and an exhibition in The Hague early in April 2011.
"With regard to the interest, Ardiansyah Sulaiman said he already had discussed the matter with the Dutch ambassador to Indonesia to facilitate them if they come to East Kutai," he said.
"In this context, the East Kutai administration will improve the roads and airport," he said.