Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa to visit India for Joint Commission meeting

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, July 24, 2012

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty M. Natalegawa will visit India for the 4th round of Joint Commission Meeting at Foreign Minister level on July 27.

Both sides will take stock of the developments in the bilateral relationship and identify areas for future cooperation between the two countries, an official press release from the Ministry of External Affairs said.
Dr Natalegawa will also address the Indian Council of World Affairs in New Delhi on July 27 on Indonesian views of the world today. 
The release said India and Indonesia enjoy an excellent relationship based on a solid foundation of age-old cultural and commercial linkages. The relationship was further strengthened following the signing of strategic partnership in 2005. 
Today, bilateral trade has touched $ 20 billion and Indian investments in Indonesia are rising. Indonesia is an important member of ASEAN and a partner in India's "Look East Policy". 
The two countries enjoy close cooperation in trade and investment, energy, agriculture, science & technology, space, coal, oil & gas, defence and other areas, the release added.