"The good cooperation that Indonesia and Bahrain has established must also be reflected in concrete economic cooperation," said the Indonesian top diplomat on her official twitter account on Tuesday evening.
The two ministers agreed to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation between the two countries. The two governments are also ready to start negotiations on a prooposed investment treaty.
The Indonesian minister also paid courtesy calls to Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa and Bahraini Crown Prince Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa. She discussed about efforts to strengthen economic partnership with the oil-rich nation.
"Bahrain recently opened its Embassy in Indonesia, a reflection of its commitment to forge stronger bilateral relations," Minister Retno said.
Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi received Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) secretary general Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al-Zayani at her office in Central Jakarta on Wednesday.
The Indonesian government and the regional organization signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Mechanism of Consultation between the Government of Indonesia and the Secretariat General of the Corporation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.