On 12 February 2009 in Jakarta, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Mr. V.Norov met with his counterpart Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia H.E. Mr. Hassan Wirajuda.
At the meeting in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Head of the Indonesian Foreign Ministry H.E. Mr. H.Wirajuda said that Indonesia considers Uzbekistan as a key partner in Central Asia, has enormous political, trade-
economic, investment and human potential. «Your country, with high economic potential, as well as rich cultural and historical heritage, serves as an important player in regional and international levels», he added.
In turn, the head of the MFA of Uzbekistan noted that Indonesia is one of the most important economic partners of Uzbekistan in Southeast Asia. Uzbekistan is interested in expanding the political, trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian ties with Indonesia – the biggest Muslim State in the world. In Uzbekistan set up and operate number of joint Uzbek-Indonesian businesses.
The parties also discussed issues of bilateral cooperation and problems of regional and international issues, interaction within international organizations and ways to enhance ties between the two countries in other areas.