VCCI President Receives Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam

10:30:26 AM | 12/25/2020

On December 23 in Hanoi, Dr. Vu Tien Loc, President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), received Mr. Ibnu Hadi, Ambassador of Indonesia to Vietnam before he leaves office in Vietnam.

The host highly appreciated and thanked the ambassador for his contributions to strengthening Vietnam - Indonesia cooperation during his term in Vietnam.

The Vietnam - Indonesia Strategic Partnership has developed well in many aspects over the past years. Ambassador Ibnu Hadi emphasized that Vietnam is Indonesia's only strategic partner in Southeast Asia, demonstrating Indonesia’s great respect to Vietnam.

The guest also highly appreciated Vietnam's socioeconomic development in the past five years. In particular, in the context of Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, Vietnam is one of a few countries managing to hold positive growth. He expected to see the bilateral trade value rise.

The ambassador said, in its role, VCCI has actively matched businesses of Indonesia and Vietnam and boosted bilateral trade and investment relations.

Currently, many Indonesian digital companies are operating very well in Vietnam such as Gojek (vehicle booking app), Sociolla (online commerce platform), Traveloka (Online hotel room registration application). Ambassador Ibnu Hadi hoped that VCCI will continue to support Indonesian businesses in business startup, trade and investment in the coming time.

VCCI President Loc hoped Ambassador Ibnu Hadi will continue to further tighten good diplomatic relations between the two countries in the coming time when he returns home no matter what position he holds.

H.Ly (Vietnam Business Forum)