Visit of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) to India, 24 – January 26, 2011 a series of Day of the Republic of India to get 25 of the MoU, both Government to Government and private antarpihak. The MoU covers the value of 25 million U.S. dollars. This figure is considered spectacular and tremendous investment from the country India. What are these activities? This report Giriana Saputra Bali Post reporter who followed the visit.
FACT bilateral cooperation is very beneficial for Indonesia is believed to pave the way”gold”the Jakarta-India axis. Implications of the Jakarta-India axis formation in various fields including economic, trade, culture, tourism, IT, investment, believed in the future will thrive.
Against a profitable reality, the Minister of Culture and Tourism Ir. Jero Wacik, SE Bali Post interviewed after the official meeting at the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, believes prospects between the two countries not only thrives solely on the economic sector, but also in many other fields will be stretched increasingly improved. Such as investment, technology, including culture and tourism.
President Yudhoyono visits”to get 25 of the MoU was a historical fact the establishment of the Jakarta-New Delhi axis,”said the minister from the village of Batur, Kintamani, Bangli it. Good cooperation will further enhance bilateral ties again after the era of President Sukarno, who is very close to Prime Minister Nehru in the decade of the 1950s.
Similarly, President Sukarno, who received very warmly by Prime Minister Nehru, President SBY also be chief guest – the highest dignitaries – who received the President of India Pratibha Patil Devisingh with PM Manmohan Singh at an official event or a common Constitution Day called on the Indian Republic Day January 26, 2011.
India, said Jero Wacik, give the highest appreciation to Indonesia. Besides ditekennya number of MoU, the government of India has undergone an intensive strategic partnership since 2005. In fact,”presented”India Indonesia Visa on Arrival (VoA). So, citizens of Indonesia no longer need a visa to Jakarta. Once in India can be directly administered at each airport, either at the Airport Bangalore, Mumbai, Chinnai, or Indira Gandhi Airport in New Delhi.
Special to Bali via private antarpihak agreement, even sprayed 1 million U.S. dollars. The allotment of funds for airport development in North Bali, including the railway which will be set-up around the island of Bali. North Bali Airport”later as an alternative to the existing airport in South Bali. The development is solely for equal distribution of income, so that in Bali there is no obvious economic disparity between the south, north and others,”said Wacik.
As a chairman who is responsible for the mega project, the Suardana Linggih said it was poised to welcome all questions on these mega-projects. For the airport is expected to reach 100 hectares of land to swallow. However, where it is, Suardana Linggih reluctant to divulge whether in Buleleng East or West. ”Where is the location we will not be open. To be sure we’ve got a plan. Hopefully all parties to support so no later than 2014, both the airport and half of the construction of the railroad could completely,”said Suardana Linggih.
Indonesian Ambassador to India, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Andi Muhammad Ghalib expressed pride in Indonesia to work closely with India bilaterally. As a new ambassador who served two years in India, claimed to know exactly India HR expertise. Spirit Swadesi legacy god father of India, Gandhi, making this country a country Cashew Dwipa big. Not only the automotive technology, computers, textiles as well.
Proximity Indonesia-India not only related to culture and religion, also of the struggle against foreign invasion. Both countries are equally staunch against colonialism.
Independence is achieved by the two countries bilateral support effort. The contribution of India in 1945, said Andi M. Ghalib, it fully supports Indonesia’s independence. Indonesia also supports the struggle for Indian independence in 1947. So very fitting second largest country in South Asia and Southeast Asia were united and mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation, developing a golden era Jakarta-India axis .