Jokowi, PM Lee Discuss Economic Cooperation

Wahyu Dwi Anggoro    •    14 November 2016 16:15 WIB
economic cooperation
Jokowi, PM Lee Discuss Economic Cooperation
President joko Widodo and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (Photo: Antara/ R Rekotomo)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: President Joko Widodo and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong conducted a retreat meeting in Semarang, Central Java, on Monday (11/4).

"It was an open and productive meeting," said Jokowi after the retreat meeting, according to a press release from the Cabinet Secretariat.

"We agreed to continue economic cooperation," he continued.

The two leaders also inaugurated Kendal Industrial Park near Semarang. The industrial estate is a joint venture between Indonesian and Singaporean companies.   

"This cooperation will be a new icon," he stated.

Investment realization from Singapore reached USD7.1 billion in January-September 2016. It increased by 44 percent compared to the same period last year.


(WAH)