LOKADEWATANEWS.COM – President Joko Widodo received an honorary visit from the Chairman of the Japan-Indonesia Parliamentary Friendship League Nikai Toshihiro at the Salon Room, Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. During the meeting, the two parties discussed, among other things, the role of Japan and Indonesia in the international world. next year.
“The president explained the long-standing cooperation and raised issues related to next year Indonesia will hold the chairmanship of ASEAN and Japan will hold the chairmanship of the G7,” said Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto in his statement after the meeting.
Furthermore, Airlangga explained that in 2023 Indonesia and Japan will also commemorate 65 years of diplomatic relations and 50 years of ASEAN-Japan relations. The ASEAN-Japan meeting next year is also planned to be held in Japan and at that time a vision for the next 50 years of ASEAN and Japan will be produced.
“Of course, with the chairmanship of Mr. President Jokowi, of course, the interests of the future economy and strategic cooperation in the future will be important. Because it is in accordance with what was encouraged by former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that Japan is Indonesia’s strategic partnership,” explained Airlangga.
Also attending the meeting were former Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, former Japanese Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Moriyama Hiroshi, and former Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hayashi Motoo.
Appearing to accompany President Jokowi in the meeting, namely the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs
Airlangga Hartarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, Minister of State Secretary
Pratikno, and Indonesian Ambassador to Japan Heri Akhmadi.
Tokyo, 27 July 2022
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