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First Israeli business delegation visits Indonesia

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, August 7 2009   /  08:57 am

For the first time, an Israeli business delegation has visited Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, to forge closer ties, the Jerusalem Post reported Thursday.The mission comprised representatives of eight Israeli companies and was organized by the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute and the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry’s commercial attaché in Singapore. It followed the visit by Indonesia’s Chamber of Commerce (Kadin) to Israel in 2006. Officials from the Foreign Ministry and executives of Kadin did not return a call to confirm the visit. But Ana Katz, a commercial attaché in Singapore, confirmed the delegation has visited Jakarta.Because Israel has no diplomatic ties with Indonesia, it took three years to build the necessary infrastructure for the creation of direct business relations that would be permitted by law in both countries, Ka...