"Multilateral trade system needs to be maintained."
Jakarta (ANTARA) - Entrepreneurs from United Arab Emirates are eying investment in resort business in Indonesia, a press release received from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy said here on Tuesday.

"Companies including Damac are interested to invest in resort construction in Indonesia," Minister Mari Elka Pangestu said after her visit to UAE recently.

During her stay in UAE, Mari met with Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi. Both ministers discussed about Indonesia and UAE bilateral cooperation, recent global trade situation and Mari`s candidacy to become WTO`s Secretary General.

In relation to World Trade Organization issue, Mari and Sheikha share similar view that trade sector plays an important role in enhancing global economic growth.

"Multilateral trade system needs to be maintained. There should be progress in negotiating multilateral trade system," Mari said.

Before leaving for UAE, Mari has also paid visit to several countries namely the United States, China, Belgium, Poland, France and Russia.

(Reporting by Hanni Sofia; Translation and Edit by Amie Fenia Arimbi)

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