Indonesian Ambassador to Bangladesh Heru H Subolo has suggested “broader action plans” incorporating the best of two countries’ national capacities to strengthen the genuine partnership between two countries to move forward in a better and comprehensive way.
With stable economic growth and a favourable investment climate in Bangladesh, Ambassador Subolo thinks, the prospects of trade and investment are “open wider”.
“Bangladesh and Indonesia need to prosper together. Bangladesh and Indonesia essentially need to see themselves as a comprehensive friend and partners,” he said while delivering keynote speech at the latest episode of Cosmos Dialogue held virtually on Wednesday.
As the two countries celebrate the 50 years of their bilateral relations the ambassador said, it provides the opportunity to strengthen the economic partnership, deepen bilateral trade and digital economic environment, invest in energy power generation and distribution and enhance people to people connect to power their prosperous future together.
The Indonesian envoy who has held several leadership positions in his diplomatic career, said Bangladesh is also a potential market for Indonesia's strategic and leading industries.
Cosmos Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Cosmos Group, hosted the dialogue titled “Bangladesh-Indonesia Relations: Prognosis for the Future” as part of its ongoing Ambassador's Lecture Series.