BANJA LUKA, 27th
SEPTEMBER 2012 /SRNA/ - Today Vice President
of the Republic of Srpska Enes Suljkanovic arranged with the Ambassador of
Indonesia in BiH Subijaksono Sujono a realization of direct contacts between
the businessmen of the Republic of Srpska and Indonesia, because
it is a market of 600 million people that is interested in any cooperation.
At a press conference in Banja Luka,
after the meeting, Suljkanovic said that the cooperation could be achieved in
the field of power sector and drinking water, and the creation of joint
companies whose products would be competitive on the European market.
cooperation can be extended to culture and tourism. Ambassador has promised us
that the Indonesian businessmen will be proposed a meeting with Srpska
businessmen on which the potential of Srpska will be presented" added
Indonesian Ambassador in BiH Subijaksono
Sujono believes that we should work on improving cooperation between Srpska and
Indonesia in all fields, particularly in the economic field.
aware that our cooperation is really insignificant comparing to the potential
that we have, and that so far contacts between our businessmen are at low
level. My priority is to find a way of establishing direct contacts between our
businessmen," Sujono added.
He pointed out that Indonesia is a big
market whose entrepreneurs have poor knowledge of the economic climate in Bosnia
and Herzegovina and the Republic of Srspka.
"It is very important to organize a visit of the
delegation of the Republic of Srpska to Indonesia and explain the business
community of Indonesia what's economic climate in the Srpska and Bosnia,"
said Sujono, and pointed out that there are potentials for improving social
cooperation as well as cooperation in the field of culture.
President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of
Srpska - Borko Ðuric said that Srpska for the past six years has imported goods
worth eight million euros from Indonesia, and has not exported anything.
"It is very important for us that a big country and
the economy is interested in cooperating with us, and in what way and to what
extent - bilateral meetings after our presentation will demonstrate the
capabilities of the economy of Srpska and the interest of our potential
partners in Indonesia," said Ðuric.
He added that Srpska has something to offer to
Indonesia, especially that Republic of Srpska should be a place from which
their products on the EU market will be distributed.