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Indonesian Consulate General in Marseille held a meeting with regional government and exporter entrepreneur of furniture and handicraft in Montpellier on December 13, 2018. On the occasion, General Consul, Asianto Sinambela explained on Indonesia’s potential export products at the markets of countries in European Union regions. Deputy Mayor of international and tourism division of Montpellier welcomed efforts to increase cooperation with Indonesian Consulate General. Asianto Sinambela emphasized the need of Indonesian people’s participation in in business events and promoting Indonesian products.

The Indonesian government welcomed the agreement to adopt the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) carried out at the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland, as stated in a written statement from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jakarta on Monday. Chief of Indonesian Negotiator Nur Masripatin stated on the last day of the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP-24) UN Framework Convention on Climate Change on Dec 14 in Katowice, Poland that Indonesia welcomed the adoption of the Paris Agreement Work Program, which will guide the parties in implementing the Paris Agreement. During the negotiation process, on Dec 2, the Indonesian delegation actively encouraged the meeting to produce a balanced and comprehensive Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) and put forward the principles of Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities. As an archipelagic country which is susceptible on climate change impact, Indonesia is committed to continuously contributing in handling climate change and calling on the need to increase international cooperation and strengthening multilateral frame in handling climate change issue. 

Indonesian Ambassador to Singapore, Ngurah Swajaya  Den Yealta invited Singaporean investors to invest their capital in Free Trade Zone which is managed by Management Agency of Tanjung Pinang. As many as 50 investors and entrepreneurs from Singapore attended "Tanjung Pinang Investment Forum 2018" which was held in Singapore recently. The event was in cooperation between Indonesian Embassy in Singapore and Management Agency of Tanjung Pinang, which specially offered investment packages in Free Trade Zone/ FTZ of Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Island. Indonesian Ambassador to Singapore, Ngurah Swajaya, also ensured investors from Singapore that FTZ which is managed by the Agency is part of cooperation of Batam, Bintan, Karimun (BBK) of Indonesia - Singapore.

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