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Jakarta Post

RI, Netherlands to strengthen economic ties

  • Grace D. Amianti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, November 24 2016   /  10:04 am

Nice to meet you: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (right) exchanges souvenirs with Association for Netherlands Alumni and Families chairman Theo Lekatompessy (left) and Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) chairman Rosan P. Roeslani (second right) after a meeting with businessmen in Jakarta on Wednesday. (JP/Donny Fernando)Indonesia and the Netherlands have pledged to strengthen economic cooperation in the future, boosted by a number of new business deals inked by the two governments and businesses.

The partnership will involve various areas including agriculture and infrastructure development as stated during the three-day visit by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, which concluded on Wednesday.

Rutte underlined Indonesia’s role as Netherlands’ strategic partner, saying that both countries had a lot to offer in the economic field, especially owin...