Minister Alkalaj expressed his satisfaction
with the quality of political relations between BiH and Indonesia, as well as
the fact that between the two countries there is not open issues. He stressed
the need to continue to improve the level of economic relations, for which
there is sufficient space.
Alkalaj expressed his satisfaction
with cooperation between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Indonesia in the
international plan. He thanked the support of Indonesia's candidacy for
non-permanent membership of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the UN Security Council
for the period 2010 to 2011, and informed collocutor on the methods and
principles of the BH in this UN body.
The interlocutors agreed on the need
for a stronger focus on economic cooperation, and in this regard it was agreed
that recent signing of an agreement on mutual protection of investment and
avoidance of double taxation. Also, it granted the support for the start of the
Joint Trade Commission, provided by the concluded agreement on trade
Minister Alkalaj welcomed the
decision of the Government of Indonesia for the opening of the Embassy of the
Republic of Indonesia in Sarajevo, because in this way it will further
strengthen the connections between the two countries. At today's meeting
was also agreed about the details of the opening of the Embassy, ??and the
Minister Alkalaj in his own behalf and on behalf of the Ministry has offered
all necessary assistance.
Director General Retno L.P. Marsudi emphasized
that the Embassy in Sarajevo will be one of the new embassy in the world that
Indonesia will open thanks to economic growth, which is recorded despite the
worldwide economic crisis.
Minister Alkalaj invited the Minister of Foreign
Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, Raden Muliana Marty M. Natalegawa to
visit BiH, to the opening of the Embassy of Indonesia would be an excellent
opportunity, said the Office of Public Relations of the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of BiH.