The meeting of members of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation headed by Chairperson of the Committee Oleksandr Merezhko with delegation of the Committee on Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation of the House of Representatives (lower Chamber of the Parliament of the Republic of Indonesia) headed by the deputy Head of the Committee Mr. Hafisz Tohir took place.
The meeting was also attended by Head of the Verkhovna Rada’s Group on Inter-Parliamentary Relations with Indonesia Artem Kunaev. The participants of the meeting discussed the issues of strengthening the bilateral political dialogue, including in the inter-parliamentary dimension, Ukraine’s acquisition of observer status in the Assembly of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, future visits of parliamentary delegations at the level of committees and parliamentary friendship groups, development of trade relations between countries.
During the meeting, special attention was paid to the issue of combating the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and opportunities for cooperation between Ukraine and Indonesia in this matter. Head of the Verkhovna Rada’s Group on Inter-Parliamentary Relations with Indonesia Artem Kunaev informed the Indonesian side about the steps taken by the Government of Ukraine in the economic and social spheres.