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Indonesia: France interested in investing in West Java Indonesia


French Ambassador to Indonesia Corinne Breuze met with West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan in Bandung on Wednesday to discuss government-to-government partnerships in a number of sectors.

Governor Ahmad said the ambassador presented several proposals, such as for railway and monorail projects.

“She is as well interested in a geothermal project," Ahmad told the press next the bilateral conference at the Gedung Sate building, as quoted by

“We really support partnerships with France and are ready [to carry out the projects]."

He, however, said that the two parties had from presently on to discuss details of projects, such as commencement dates.

He said they would discuss the matter further at separate meetings in the near next to decide the focus of the partnerships and the projects.

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