Speaker of the House of Peoples Safet Softić and MP Mirsad Isakovic met with the Deputy President of the Parliament of Indonesia

Speaker of the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina (PABiH), Safet Softić, and a Member of the House of Representatives and a Member of the PABiH - Asia Friendship Group, Mirsad Isaković, met in Sarajevo with the Delegation of the Parliament of Indonesia, which arrived today for a visit lasting several days to our country.

In a cordial dialogue, guests from Indonesia, led by Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Indonesia, Ahmad Muzani, emphasised that this visit is confirmation of the long-standing friendly relations of the two countries, and expressed the hope that the meetings with PABiH officials will improve these relations, especially on the economic level.

Parliamentarians from Indonesia addressed the need to establish a visa-free regime between the two countries which would, they said, contribute to strengthening of economic co-operation, which currently exists in the fields of military industry, agriculture and tourism.

Expressing condolences for the victims of the recent natural disasters that had hit Indonesia, Speaker Softić thanked the Indonesian parliamentarians for their country's assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

MP Isaković emphasised that there is plenty of room for improving economic co-operation between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Indonesia, and invited investors from that friendly country to invest in the construction of infrastructure in our country, especially in the continuation of the construction of highway and rail networks.

It was jointly concluded that the two countries should finalise the talks and sign the Agreement on Trade Co-operation, as well as a number of other interstate agreements that would contribute to further development of political and economic relations between Indonesia and BiH. (End)

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