Jakarta. Outgoing Indian Ambassador Gurjith Singh paid a farewell call to Vice President Jusuf Kalla at the Vice Presidential Office on Jalan Medan Merdeka Utara, today.

Ambassador Singh extended his gratitude to the Vice President for his support to him during his mission in Indonesia for more than three years. “I wish both countries’ relationship will be better in the future,” he said.

The ambassador also told Mr Kalla that India is planning to invest more in sugar and textile industry in Indonesia. “I hope Indonesia will in turn put investment in India,” said the Mr Singh.

In response, the Vice President said that the government will soon implement commitments and agreements reached by the leaders of both countries in many sectors.

He also thanked Ambassador Singh who has contributed to the better relationship between the two countries.

Mr Gurjit Singh has been the Ambassador to Indonesia and Timor Leste concurrently since 5 June 2012. He will be afterwards appointed as the Indian Ambassador to Germany. Mr Nengcha Lhovum Mukhopadhaya is slated to be filling his current position.