Guyana, Indonesia to strengthen relations

first_imgGuyana and Indonesia have expressed a common interest in strengthening bilateral relations between the two States.This was discussed during a recent meeting between Guyana’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge and Indonesia’s first female Foreign Affairs Minister, Retno Marsudi.“Guyana is keen on strengthening its cooperation on the political, economic and commercial front in areas of preservation of the environment, energy, agro-processing, scholarship offers, and trade and investment,” Minister Greenidge said.Further, Minister Marsudi shared her country’s commitment to further strengthening relations with Guyana through increased trade relations and technical cooperation.Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge meets with Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Retno MarsudiGuyana and Indonesia established formal diplomatic relations on August 27, and have collaborated in international fora such as the Non-Aligned Movement, the G-77 and China, and the United Nations, among other areas.During the meeting, Minister Greenidge also used the opportunity to express condolences on behalf of the Guyana Government, on the loss of lives in recent terrorist attacks in Indonesia.“Terrorism is a problem that affects everyone, thus there is an urgent need to strengthen international cooperation among States to fight against transnational organised crimes,” he stressed.last_img

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