Islamabad, August 28, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi organised the two-day solo exhibition and cultural performances at Ocean Tower. The Exhibition provided the opportunity to the businessmen of both the countries to explore the possibilities of entering new markets with a long-term vision of gaining economic prosperity.
Younus Muhammad Bashir, President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry cut the ribbon alongwith Hadi Santoso, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi, Consul General of Malaysia, Chairman Pakistan Indonesia Business Forum and others.
A large number of stalls comprising Indonesian products, including garments, spices, handicrafts, besides airlines, travel agencies, and Indonesian food products were set up at the exhibition, so as to promote Indonesian exports in general and tourism sector in particular. Documentary, describing tourism and trade facilities, opportunities, beautiful spots,, was also a part of the exhibition.
One among other most interesting aspects particularly for children and families, visiting the exhibition, was cultural performances by Indonesian children. During the exhibition many traditional dances were presented. Hadi Santoso, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi, addressing a inaugural ceremony, he said that the two-day event would focus on promoting Indonesia tourism and will also display Indonesian products such as spices, textiles, confectionery and food products and consumers goods.
He said that five companies from Indonesia participates the event. Several products will be introduced namely agriculture related products, herbal medicine, and fast moving consumer goods. One company is Indonesian importer that interested with Pakistan’s leather product. Two importers from Karachi also joined the event to introduce confectionery and cosmetics product. Indonesia and Pakistan enjoy excellent political relations but stressed that these should also be reflected in other fields such and economy and tourism etc.
“This year delegations not only comprising of exporters delegation but also one importer that has interest with Pakistan leather product. This is my willingness to increase the bilateral trade. By including such exhibition into our activities, the businessmen will have better knowledge about the market. I do hope that such approach also being implemented by our Pakistani brother in Indonesia, this way, I believe the trade will develop equally”, add Hadi Santoso
Furthermore the Exhibition was highlighted the cultural shows, Indonesian Cultural Performances like Tanjung Katung and Poco-poco Dances, were performed by the Indonesian and Pakistani students. The visitors fully enjoyed the Indonesian traditional colourful performances that were excellently organized and every one completely enjoyed and took great interest. The exhibition productively concluded on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in very successful manner.
For more information, contact:
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
E/1-5 Shahrah-e-Iran, Clifton,