Indonesia will look for bigger cooperation in the textile sector at the Developing 8 Countries or D8. This is a cooperation of eight developing countries with a majority Muslim population. According to the Director General of the International Industrial Development Access Security Industry Ministry Achmad Sigit Dwiwahjono, who will lead the Indonesian delegation, in addition to textiles, some other industrial sectors will also be included.
At the meeting, Indonesia also seeks to establish cooperation in the field of ‘halal’ food products, where the forms of cooperation already conducted between Egypt and Malaysia. Minister of Industry Saleh Husin will also attend the meeting which will be attended by representatives of member countries, namely Bangladesh, Iran, Malaysia, Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.