Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, conducts his state visit to Indonesia on 29-31 May, 2018. On May 30, the Prime Minister will have among others bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and meeting with business community and Indian people in Indonesia. The Prime Minister will also discuss Indonesia’s target to increase the number of Indian tourists to Indonesia which reaches 40% or 700,000 tourists. India appreciates Garuda Indonesia airlines which will begin its direct flight from Denpasar, Bali and Mumbai.
“This year Indonesia tourism has created a very ambitious target. I understand the target is to grow Indian tourists to Indonesia by 40% to reach 700 thousands. And very important statement is the direct channel endeavored by Garuda Indonesia. They are starting the direct flight connecting Denpasar Bali to Mumbai. And that is a very successful connection,” Ambassador of India to Indonesia, Pradeep Kumar Rawat, said in a press conference on the visit of Indian Prime Minister in Jakarta on Monday (28/05).
Ambassador Pradeep Kumar Rawat added until now, good cooperation in the sector of energy and solar energy has been established between Indonesia and India. It is one of the reasons of the harmonious relation between Indonesia and India. (VOI/EGI/TRANS-YATI/AHM)