of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Mari Elka
Pangestu visited Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on 10th April 2013 and met with
Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, H.E. Luc-Adolphe TIAO for courtesy call to pass
on personal greetings from the President of Indonesia to the President of
Burkina Faso, and to discuss bilateral relations as well as to exchange views
regarding the trading system, trade and development and the WTO. Minister Pangestu is Indonesia’s candidate
for the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
her visit to Ouagadougou, Minister Pangestu also met with the Secretary General
of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts of Burkina Faso, Mr. Bernard
G. ZOUGOURI as well as Director General for International Trade of the
Ministry, Mr. PARE Nazaire.
visit to Burkina Faso is part of the various visits the Minister has made to
various member countries to seek inputs and exchange views on the trading
system and the WTO.
Minister visited Burkina Faso as it is an important and active member, as well
as representing one of the key Franco Zone African countries, least developed
countries and coordinator of Cotton.