(BP Batam Officials attending Networking Dinner with Batam Shipyard Association and Dutch Shipbuilding Companies hosted by Embbasy of The Netherlands for Indonesia. Photo: BP Batam
Embassy of The Netherlands expressed interest in Batam as an investment destination. Such interest was conveyed during a networking dinner held by Embassy of The Netherlands in Holiday Inn Resort, Batam, last year on November 9 2022.
At the dinner event, The Netherlands Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission and Head of Economic Department, Ardi Stoios-Braken conveyed the intent and purpose of the networking dinner.
(BP Batam Head of Bureau for Public Relations, Promotions, and Protocol Affairs Ariastuty Sirait with Deputy Chief of Mission and Head of Economic Department Embassy of The Netherlands in Jakarta Ardi Stoios-Braken. Photo: BP Batam)
“Here we bring along with us seven (7) shipbuilding companies from The Netherlands with the intent to introduce maritime industry in Batam to them. We hope these shipbuilder companies would be able to arrange cooperation of some sort with their Batam counterparts to strengthen maritime industrial connection between the two countries,” said Stoios-Braken during welcoming remarks.
Head of Bureau for Public Relations, Promotions, and Protocol Affairs Ariastuty Sirait warmly welcomes the interest, hoping that the visiting Dutch companies can get joint cooperation that can boost investment in Batam.
(Picture of The Netherlands Embassy Networking Dinner (left) and Head of PR, Promotions, and Protocol Affairs Ariastuty Sirait (right). Photo: BP Batam.)
“We hope the seven Dutch companies currently visiting Batam can soon find joint ventures to start doing business in Batam,” said Sirait.
“We also hope the two countries’ ties, especially in industrial and maritime aspects, can continue to do well, that they can synergize to boost investments in Batam as well as Indonesia,” Sirait stated.