"Around 18.00 Western Indonesia Time (WIB), President Joko Widodo will deliver his remarks at the opening ceremony of Hannover Messe 2021 Digital Ediition. While around 13.00 Germany time, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will also deliver her speech," said Indonesian Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita in a written statement on Monday.
The Hannover Messe is the world’s leading trade exhibition for industrial technology, with a tradition that spans for more than 72 years.
The exhibition has strong international exposure, as characterized in the event in 2019 which recorded more than 6,500 exhibitors from 75 countries around the globe.
According to the Indonesian minister, Indonesia’s participation as the official country partner for Hannover Messe 2021 will generate positive impacts, especially for the industrial and economic sectors, and will spur national branding as the new economic power.
This year, the event will be held for five days from April 12 until April 16.
In that event, Indonesia will participate in the digital expo, conference and networking platform.
Moreover, Indonesia’s participation as the official country partner for the Hannover Messe 2021 is supported by 156 exhibitors consisting of government ministries and institutions, State-Owned Enterprises, universities, and national private companies.