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Rosen, the Bank Group's Director of the Far East Operations Department, spends eight days in the country meeting with ministers and senior officials and visiting development projects. 

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During his visit, Rosen intends to "renew contacts with the government and business leaders and to get an impression of the possibilities and requirements for the establishment of a more normal working relationship between the Bank Group and Indonesia in the future." The Bank Group will subsequently send representatives to Indonesia for further meetings in November 1960 and April 1961 as the two sides continue to seek avenues for investment by the World Bank Group.

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Portrait of Martin Rosen (1878677; Credit: The World Bank); correspondence from Martin Rosen to Sultan Hamengku Buwono (1786878).
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Portrait of Martin Rosen (1878677; Credit: The World Bank); correspondence from Martin Rosen to Sultan Hamengku Buwono (1786878).

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Draft of general notes on Indonesia visit
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Draft of general notes on Indonesia visit
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Nov. 26, 1959
The notes, authored by mission member Erich Bachem, elaborates on a number of topics including internal security, nationalization measures, and the shortage of qualifed personnel (1786878).

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Correspondence from Martin Rosen to Sultan Hamengku Buwono
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Correspondence from Martin Rosen to Sultan Hamengku Buwono
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Jan. 19, 1960
Rosen thanks His Highness for the hospitality provided during the World Bank Group's mission to Indonesia (1786878). 

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Memorandum describing meeting between Bank Group and Indonesian government officials
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Memorandum describing meeting between Bank Group and Indonesian government officials
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Jan. 26, 1960
During the meeting, the parties discussed impediments to the Bank Group offering loans to Indonesia (1786878).

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Martin Rosen (1919-1984)
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Martin Rosen (1919-1984)
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1965
Martin Rosen was the Bank Group's Director of Operations, Far East, in 1959 when he travelled to Indonesia (1878677; Credit: The World Bank).
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