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Poland seeks stronger ties with Indonesia

  • Apriza Pinandita

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Tue, November 12, 2019   /  05:17 pm
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Polish Ambassador to Indonesia Beata Stoczynska (second left) greets guests after a cake-cutting ceremony at the celebration of 101st Independence of the Republic of Poland in Jakarta on Monday evening.(JP/Apriza Pinandita)

As Poland commemorated its 101st Independence Day on Monday, the Central European country took the opportunity to reiterate its commitment to improving ties with Indonesia. Polish Ambassador to Indonesia Beata Stoczynska said Monday that both nations had been engaging in beneficial relationships – as seen in reciprocal high-level bilateral visits between the two governments that have strengthened cooperation in the past few years. “Our political relations support our economic relations. The trade between Poland and Indonesia is increasing,” Stoczynska said, citing the mining, energy and maritime sectors as its main focuses and IT, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and agriculture as priority sectors. She said the Polish government was encouraging Polish companies to engage with Indonesian businesspeople through the exchange of skills, with a current focus of supportin...