The Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (PHCCIMA) has called for Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesia Trade Promotion Center and representatives of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia on bilateral relationship.
President of PHCCIMA, Sir Mike Elechi, made the call when the management of Indonesia Trade Promotion Center and representatives of the Republic of Indonesian paid him a courtesy visit at the Chamber’s secretariat in Port Harcourt, Tuesday.
The PHCCIMA boss said the MOU would improve the cordial relationship that exists between PHCCIMA and the Republic of Indonesia.
Elechi, who is also the Managing Director of Vintage Farms and Product Limited, Elele, informed the Indonesian Envoy that Rivers State is safe for business as against the negative perceptions about the State.
According to him, the new Rivers State Government under the watch of Sir Siminalayi Fubara is committed to the development of Small, Medium, Scale Enterprises (SMEs), hence the need for effective collaboration.
He said the Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce is disposed towards a good working relationship with foreign investors, Port Harcourt International Trade Fair and various trade missions.
Earlier in his speech, the leader of the delegation and Director of Indonesia Trade Promotion Centre, Mr. Hendro Jonathan, said they were at the Chamber secretariat to inform the PHCCIMA President of their business forum program in Port Harcourt which is aimed at strengthening business relationships between the Republic of Indonesia and business operators in Port Harcourt.
Jonathan described the proposed MoU as timely just as he also proposed International Investment Forum.
Thereafter, the PHCCIMA President led the Indonesia envoy and his team to four major shopping centres in Port Harcourt to showcase a peaceful business environment of Rivers State.