Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prak Sokhonn, is scheduled to visit Indonesia and meet Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi on Friday.

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Arrmanatha Nasir, during a press briefing here on Thursday, stated that several issues to be discussed by the foreign ministers included the strengthening of bilateral mechanism, which includes enhancing cooperation in several fields such as agriculture, tourism, information technology, and trade and investment.

Cooperation in defense, in the context of military education, will also be discussed during the bilateral meeting.

Meanwhile, in the field of pharmacy, Cambodia has expressed interest in learning about halal products," Nasir added.

"Next year, Indonesia and Cambodia will commemorate their 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations," Nasir remarked, adding that the two countries will also discuss several activities to commemorate the event.

Statistics reveal that trade value between Indonesia and Cambodia in 2017 (January-October) reached around US$441.5 million.

Also, Indonesia had invested around $350 million in Cambodia in 2016.


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