The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Berlin and the Consulates General of Indonesia in Hamburg and Frankfurt will conduct the Indonesian Day on 05 November 2010 in München, Germany. Momentum of economic growth, political stability in Indonesia, flourishing German economy and the excellent German-Indonesian relations serve as the basis for the one-day meeting with representatives of the German business community.
The main event will be the Business Meeting comprising of a seminar, one-on-one meeting and display of Indonesian products which will be conducted from the morning until the afternoon. The event will be concluded by a cultural entertainment in the evening.
Vice Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Bayu Krisnamurti, will open the seminar and at the same time deliver a keynote address. During the event, ten provinces of Indonesia, West Sumatra, West Nusa Tenggara, South Sumatra, Riau, West Java, East Java, North Sulawesi, West Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, and Papua will be represented and present their economic potentials to the German business community. Indonesian representatives will also include the Deputy Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), Dharmawan Djayusman, as well as officials of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
The choice as the venue of the event fell on München on account of its large economic potential. Moreover, München represents the heart of economic activities in southern Germany with the most prosperous economy and the lowest unemployment rate in Germany. Several major enterprises such as Siemens AG, BMW, MAN AG, Linde and Allianz headquartered in München also make this city a viable venue for the seminar.
Eddy Pratomo, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Federal Republic of Germany, hopes the Indonesian Day conducted in München will significantly contribute to enhancing the volume of German-Indonesian trade and investment.
Ambassador Pratomo said that the event with the participation of several provinces of Indonesia and the joint organization by the three Indonesian missions in Germany constitute a novelty over the past years and intends to include it in the regular annual agenda to be conducted in different cities.