Indonesian Embassy in Namibia holds one-day business meeting with mayors, CEOs of four local authorities in Otjozondjupa Region

OTJIWARONGO: The Embassy of Indonesia in Namibia held a one-day business meeting with mayors and chief executive officers (CEOs) of the four local authorities in the Otjozondjupa Region on Friday.

The meeting was organised by Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Samuel Nuuyoma at his office in Otjiwarongo.

The managing counsellor of economics at the Indonesian Embassy, Pramudya Sulaksono made a presentation about Indonesia’s macro-business economics to the local authority representatives.

The mayor of Okakarara, John Viakondo, Okahandja mayor Valerie Aron and Otjiwarongo mayor, Hilda Jesaja, as well as the mayor of Otavi, Markus Damaseb attended the meeting.

During his presentation, Sulaksono talked about the primary commodities produced in Indonesia, and the business trade links between his country and Namibia.

He said in the past five years, trade between Indonesia and Namibia drastically declined because there is no existing official bilateral agreement between the two countries.

Namibia also does not have a High Commissioner’s office in Indonesia, which makes travelling for our businesspeople to Namibia and back difficult as they have to fly to Malaysia first to get their travelling documents, and that is expensive for them, said Sulaksono.