Turkey, Indonesia to Strengthen Trade Cooperation
President Joko Widodo and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoan launched the Indonesia-Turkey Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IT-CEPA) during the formers visit to Ankara on Thursday, July 6. Both heads of state agreed to strengthen bilateral trade and investment between Turkey and Indonesia by reducing trade barriers.
"Were trying to restore the positive trend for trade and investment through negotiations for…
In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.