Czech Explores Railway Sector and Hospitals in Investment Cooperation With DIY

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, September 20 2018 - 21:35 IWST

Gusti Kangjeng Ratu (GKR) Mangkubumi, General Chairperson of the DIY Kadin Gusti Kanjeng Ratu (GKR) Mangkubumi when signing the cooperation with Michal Stefl as Vice President of the Czech Republic Kadin (Photo: Kadin)
Gusti Kangjeng Ratu (GKR) Mangkubumi, General Chairperson of the DIY Kadin Gusti Kanjeng Ratu (GKR) Mangkubumi when signing the cooperation with Michal Stefl as Vice President of the Czech Republic Kadin (Photo: Kadin)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Yogyakarta, A number of Czech businessmen visited Yogyakarta Special Region to explore investment opportunities. In addition to the Governor of DIY, the Czech Delegation also held a meeting with the Chairperson of the DIY Chamber of Commerce.

Gusti Kangjeng Ratu (GKR) Mangkubumi, General Chairperson of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said that some of the main priorities discussed at the meeting were about airports, trains, ports and hospitals.

"Czech support hospital wants medicine, hospital management from Sarjito also arrived, hopefully Sarjito can also collaborate so that a good hospital and international hospital in the new airport can also collaborate to make a good hospital," he explained. Gedhong Pracimosono, at the Kepatihan Complex, Yogyakarta (19/9).

GKR Mangkubumi added, the Czech Republic is indeed well known for the railroad industry. Next year, Czech businessmen will come back to Yogyakarta to explore and realize the potential investment.

Still on the same day, the Czech delegation also met with the DIY Governor Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X in Gedhong Wilis. The governor said the DIY Regional Government would encourage opportunities for cooperation between Indonesia and the Czech Republic. Through PT. KAI, the opportunity for cooperation in the railway sector is very open.

"There is a possibility to join with PT. KAI, whether later for the construction of the railroad from the airport to Tugu, or from Yogyakarta to Borobudur. The rail can later be built next to the toll road. In addition there are other products that might be discussed," Sri said. Sultan.

In Pracimosono, Sri Paduka hoped that the Czech Republic and DIY business relations could be realized more concretely. Therefore, it is hoped that the business forum will be continued with in-depth discussions to get business agreements.

'' This is an honor that DIY can play a role in increasing cooperation between the Republic of Indonesia and the Czech Republic. We are very pleased to be able to promote investment opportunities in the trade and infrastructure sectors to the Czech Republic, '' said the Deputy Governor of DIY Sri Paduka Paku Alam X in his remarks representing the Governor of DIY.

Milan Stech, the Senate President of the Parliament of the Czech Republic on this occasion also hoped that the existing cooperation could provide progress for both parties.

While Michal Stefl, Vice President of the Czech Republic Chamber of Commerce, revealed that after discussing with the Governor of DIY, the Czech Republic wanted to work together in the medical, industrial, and discussion of the construction of railroad infrastructure for the New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYAI) in Kulon Progo.

"We have many offers to work together to build infrastructure in DIY. Of course we need to have a deeper discussion so that it can be optimal, '' concluded Michal Stefl.

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