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Cooperation in tourism, education and the development of trade relations were the main topics of the working meeting of Governor Vladimir Yakushev and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Indonesia to Russia Mohamad Wahid Supriadi during the two-day visit of the delegation of the Embassy of the Asian country.


At the meeting Vladimir Yakushev emphasized that, despite the considerable remoteness of the Tyumen region from Indonesia, the development of business relations with the Embassy in Russia and the business community is an important direction for the region. The Governor presented the investment potential of the territory and recalled the successful visit in 2015, Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Djauhari Oratmangun of to establish business relations in the Tyumen investment forum.

The head of the region proposed to consider the establishment of joint projects with the Indonesian businesses in the fields of oil and gas engineering, instrumentation and oilfield services on the basis of industrial Park “Bogandinskiy” the Tyumen region, as well as cooperation in the field of food industry. The Governor invited the Ambassador of Indonesia in cooperation with the business community to participate in the VIII oil and gas Innovation forum in Tyumen.

Mohammad Wahid Supriadi said about his meeting today in Tyumen with the Indonesian and Russian students at TSU. Guys from Indonesia shared his pleasant impressions about Siberia, Tyumen youth, spoke about their successes and plans. Vladimir Yakushev noted that the Indonesian students, in addition to the classic Tyumen University, ready to take the largest University of oil and gas profile Russia – Tyumen industrial University. He has a good training base and is interested in teaching foreign students.

“I can say that Indonesian students are very grateful for the opportunity to study in Tyumen. This is an important step for the establishment of interpersonal contacts between Indonesians and residents. I propose to strengthen this collaboration by organizing students exchange programs and options for joint conduct of scientific development,” said Mohammad Wahid Supriadi.

For the development and strengthening of cultural ties, the Governor proposed in 2018 to hold the Days of Indonesia in the Tyumen region. In turn, Mohammad Wahid Supriadi invited the delegation of the region to attend the Festival of Indonesia, which will be held in August this year in Moscow with the participation of four representatives of the business circles of the Asian countries.

The special theme of the meeting was the development of tourist relations. Tyumen oblast is ready to offer its directions: extreme youth and educational tourism, year-round health resort treatment with the use of Siberian medicinal mud and mineral waters as well as fishing and hunting, travel related to the history of the development of Siberia. The region has created a modern high-tech medical cluster.

Mohammad Wahid Supriadi expressed confidence that the Tyumen region can attract tourists from Indonesia, including from the point of view of studying the history of Russia. He invited the residents to visit Indonesia and noted that in the near future will open direct flights Jakarta-Moscow.

Background: according to the Ural customs administration of Federal customs service of Russia for 12 months of 2016 year the trade turnover of Tyumen region with Indonesia amounted to 547 thousand US dollars (including export – 434 thousands of U.S. dollars and import – 113 thousand US dollars).