Minister of Industries Mr Saleh Husin hosted an exclusive meeting with HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium during her visit marking the fifth Belgium Economic Mission to Indonesia. Held at the Pullman Jakarta Indonesia hotel in Thamrin, the meeting aimed to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation between Indonesia and Belgium, especially as regards investment in industrial sectors, as well as to develop more research and development centres around the country. After the meeting, Mr Saleh presented a traditional souvenir to HRH Princess Astrid.  

The event was also attended by the Ambassador of Belgium to Indonesia HE Patrick Herman, the Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Mr Franky Sibarani, the Director General for International Industrial Security and Access Development Mr Achmad Sigit Dwiwahjono, and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Chairman Mr Rosan P. Roeslani.