Secretary Clinton Participates in ASEAN Regional Entrepreneurship Summit

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, listens as she is introduced by Indonesian Trade Minister Mari Pangestu, right, before delivering her remarks at the Regional Entrepreneurship Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, July 23, 2011. [AP Photo]

On July 23, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Indonesian Trade Minister Mari Elka Pangestu to participate in the ASEAN Regional Entrepreneurship Summit in Bali, Indonesia. Secretary Clinton said:

"…I am delighted to participate in this first ASEAN Regional Entrepreneurship Summit. And I congratulate all of you, the entrepreneurs and investors, the government officials and development experts who are exchanging ideas, sharing best practices, creating new opportunities and even making investments. Now, Indonesia is the natural choice to hold this first summit. This is, as you know, one of the three largest democracies in the world in a dynamic region that is increasingly at the heart of global commerce and growth.

"Like so many other countries, Indonesia is also home to an enormous population of young people. Almost 75 million Indonesians… more »