A group of representatives of the Azerbaijani ‘Silk Road’ Public Union for Promotion of Development of Entrepreneurship, Indonesia’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Husnan Bey Fananie and a number of the embassy employees were on a visit to Indonesia.
The delegation visited Jakarta to attend the Trade Expo Indonesia 2016.
Azerbaijani entrepreneurs were also holding meetings in various cities of Indonesia in order to develop business cooperation between the two sides.
The parties have already discussed the opportunities to cancel visa regime for Indonesian tourists, as well as launching direct Baku-Jakarta flights.
More than one million Indonesians visit the holy city of Mecca for Hajj pilgrimage each year, said the Indonesian embassy’s press service, adding that those tourists could be sent to Azerbaijan after Hajj, if the visa regime for Indonesian tourists is cancelled.
Other types of cooperation and expansion of import and export between Azerbaijan and Indonesia were also being discussed during the visit.
Trade turnover between the two countries amounted to $101.73 million in January-August, according to Azerbaijan’s State Customs Committee. (Trend/Business World Magazine)