The 4th round of bilateral political consultations has been held between the Ministries of the Foreign Affairs of Georgia and Republic of Indonesia

5.05.2017, Jakarta– The 4th round of bilateral political consultations was held in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, on 4 and 5 May, between the Ministries of the Foreign Affairs of Georgia and Republic of Indonesia. The consultations from the Georgian side were headed by Deputy Foreign Minister David Jalagania, and from Indonesia – by Director General of American and European Affairs of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia – Muhammad Anshor.
 
Within the framework of political consultations a wide range of issues on the agenda of Georgia-Indonesia cooperation was discussed and plans for the future were set out. The sides noted with satisfaction that over the past period important progress has been reached between the two countries in terms of cooperation in different areas. The Georgian side emphasized that Georgia attaches priority to deepening relationship with the countries of the south-east Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), highlighting, in this light, the special importance of Georgia-Indonesia Partnership.
 
The sides agreed that they will work towards organizing high-level visits; further development of bilateral legal framework; strengthening of trade-economic relations and developing cultural and people-to-people contacts.
 
At the meeting, the Indonesian side once again reaffirmed its support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.
 
At the meeting, the sides spoke about the 25th anniversary of establishment of Georgia-Indonesia Diplomatic Relations, which will be celebrated in 2018 and agreed to plan anniversary activities.
 
The sides also agreed to hold the next, 5th round of consultations in Georgia.
 
Within the visit of the Georgian MFA delegation’s visit to Indonesia, meetings were held with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, Abdurrahman Mohammad Fachir, the Vice Speaker of the Indonesian Parliament,  Fadli Zon and the head of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Rosan Roeslani.
 
At these meetings the sides discussed the development of Georgia-Indonesia partnership in relevant directions. During the meeting conducted at the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the sides spoke about the development of business relations between the private sectors of the countries, as provided for by the memorandum signed between the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Georgia and Indonesia.
 
On the occasion of the Georgian delegation’s visit to Indonesia, the Embassy of Georgia organized a reception evening, which was dedicated to the growing friendly relations and partnership between Georgia and Indonesia. Representatives of the Indonesian government, non-government organisations, diplomatic corps and the Media attended the event.