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Jokowi arrives in China for G20 Summit

  • Ayomi Amindoni
    Ayomi Amindoni

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 2, 2016 | 06:41 pm
Jokowi arrives in China for G20 Summit President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo receive bouquets of flowers as they arrived in Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport on Sept. 2. Jokowi is visiting China for bilateral meetings and attending the G20 summit on Sept. 4 to 5. (Photo courtesy of Cabinet Secretary/Laily Rachev)

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo arrived in Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in China on Friday afternoon for a series of activities including attending the G20 Summit.

President Jokowi and First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo arrived in China after flying for six hours from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport. 

Indonesian Ambassador to China Sugeng Rahardjo and wife Aslida Nurmanthias Rahardjo along with Chinese officials welcomed Jokowi and Iriana at the airport with a special greeting ceremony.

Jokowi is scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday afternoon local time at West Lake State Guest House in Hangzhou, according to a statement from the Presidential Office. Afterwards, Jokowi and the Indonesian delegation will also visit Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Corporate Campus where he will meet Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

Meanwhile, in the G20 summit scheduled to take place on Sept. 4 and 5, the President will raise issues such as the importance of open information including transparency in the international taxation system among G20 member countries. Jokowi will also encourage balance and fairness in the world trading system.

Several ministers are joining Jokowi in the visit such as Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi, Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung and Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) chairman Thomas Trikasih Lembong. (rin)

 

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