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Jakarta Post

Norway to give $1.72m in grants to RI

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, April 29 2009   /  01:27 pm

Norway and Indonesia signed Monday evening two grant agreements on renewable energy, fisheries and aquaculture projects, Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia Eivind S. Homme said in Oslo. "The two parties signed a Grant Agreement for the Baron Technopark Renewable Energy Project and a Grant Agreement for Capacity Building in Fisheries and Aquaculture in Oslo during a bilateral meeting," Ambassador Homme informed The Jakarta Post via email from Oslo on Tuesday. Norway will spend a total of 11.7 Norwegian krones (US$1.72 million) on the projects. The Indonesian delegation was led by Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda, while Norway was represented by its Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr Store. Both ministers, Homme said, agreed to expand both countries' cooperation in energy, environment, climate change, national resources, disarmament and non-proliferation, human rights, democra...