Speaker meets Ambassador of Indonesia

2015-10-06 13:24:14

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Chairman of the State Great Khural (parliament) Z.Enkhbold Monday received Mr Sugeng Rahardjo, the Concurrent Non-Resident Ambassador of Indonesia.

Noting that our countries established diplomatic relations in 1956, the latter said Indonesia wants to enrich the bilateral relations and cooperation with economic contents, to augment the trade and investments, and to expand the collaboration in mineral, energy, agriculture and tourism spheres. "In this, the inter-parliamentary ties will play a vital role".

In response, the Speaker said Mongolia focuses on the multilateral relations with Southeast Asian countries, and expressed a willingness to intensify the cooperation with Indonesia.

Mongolia opened its Embassy in Jakarta last year, the current Ambassador of Mongolia to Indonesia is making great efforts to broaden the bilateral relations and cooperation, he went on and underlined that the state visit of the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to Mongolia in 2012 played a main role in designing directions of the relations and cooperation.

The Speaker pointed out that the Mongolia-Indonesia inter-parliamentary group has been set up at the State Great Khural, it has been chaired by O.Baasankhuu MP.

After this, the sides underlined an important role of the inter-parliamentary cooperation in the bilateral ties and exchanged views on the cooperation in economic and mining spheres.

Present at the meeting was O.Baasankhuu MP.