The Governor of Bouira and the Algerian
Delegates tasting the delicious Lampung Coffee, Lampung (10-14/7).
Bandar Lampung: Indonesian Ambassador to Algeria, Safira
Machrusah, together with Bouira Governor of Algeria, Cherifi Mouloud, and 14 businessmen
arrived in Bandar Lampung on Monday (10/7). Bouira Algeria delegation visited Lampung
on 10-14 July 2017, discussing the improvement of cooperation in the field of
economy, trade and investment. The
delegation’s reception by the Governor’s Assistant for
Hamartoni A. Hadis, took place at the Governor’s Office of Lampung Province.
In the welcoming ceremony, the signing of the Cooperation Agreement of the
Sister-Chambers of Commerce
has been undertaken between the Chamber
of Commerce and Industry of Tikjda, Bouira Province, People’s Democratic
Republic of Algeria, represented by Abdul Hakim Damou, and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of East Lampung
District, Lampung Province, the Republic of Indonesia, represented by Ari
Ambassador Safira Machrusah conveyed that the
factors of historical closeness and religious similarity can be used to further
improve cooperation in various fields especially economy, trade and investment.
It was expected that businessmen of Lampung Province, especially East Lampung District
and Algeria businessmen were able to use this opportunity to improve mutual cooperation
During their visit to the company of Nestle
Indonesia located in Panjang harbor, Bandar Lampung, the management of Nestle
Indonesia explained about Lampung coffee as basic ingredient for coffee
products from Indonesia. Governor Cherifi Mouloud was impressed with the unique taste of natural
and delicious Indonesian coffee. Meanwhile, the Delegation of Algerian
businessmen also had an opportunity to try bananas and pineapples of East Lampung
while in Bandar Lampung.
“These bananas and pineapples have a sweet and delicious taste,” said Abdul Hakim
Damou, the Head of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tikjda, Bouira Province,
People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, when visiting Puncak Mas, Lampung.
After enjoying coffee, bananas and pineapples,
Algerian delegation was getting more enthusiastic to establish
economic cooperation in various fields, in which Lampung has potentially excellent products such as bananas, pineapples,
coffee, spices, corns, palm oil; in the field of livestock and fishery,
geothermal energy, hydropower and the development of Panjang harbor. The
attractiveness of Lampung’s commodities
have opened the way and ease to improve economic cooperation carried out by
businessmen of both countries.
According to the plan, Delegation of Algerian
businessmen will be received by the Regent of East Lampung, Chusnunia Chalim, on
11 July 2017 and then followed by visiting orchard center, Way Kambas national
park, and cattle farms in East Lampung. (Source: Dit. Timteng)