Padang, (Antara Sumbar) - The West Sumatra Provincial Government is moving fast in the Regional Investment Forum (RIF) by embracing five Australian companies to invest in the area.
"We embrace five companies by signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) or an initial approval document for investment," Head of West Sumatra One Stop Permit and Investment Services Coordinating Board, Maswar Dedi told in Padang, Monday.
The five Australian companies are Marine Del Ray in the tourism sector, Estern Cost Trading in the export of West Sumatra culinary products.
Then Vetea in the training and placement sector. Weignbridgelawyers in infrastructure and Study Abroad Migration is engaged in education and eco-friendly tourism.
Maswar said LOI is the first step for understanding or MoU and contract work. This is a positive step to attract investors to West Sumatra.
Meanwhile, representatives of the Consulate General in Sydney Dicky D Soerjanatamihardja said the company that signed the LOI is already to experience the investment in Indonesia.
"Therefore we ask that the sector offered to them is a ready-made sector so that the possibility of cooperation is getting bigger," he said.
According to West Sumatera Provincial Government, it has offered the best sector to be developed and he is optimistic there will be such follow-up from the signing of LOI.
The signing was also attended by officials of BKPM office in Sydney (IIPC) and West Sumatra Manpower Office. (cha)
Editor: Vicha Faradika