Jakarta (ANTARA News) -- President Joko Widodo was in attendance as an observer at the Indo Livestock 2018 exhibition and forum on Friday.

The president, who wore a blue suit and white shirt accentuated by a red tie, arrived at the Jakarta Convention Center, the venue for the exhibition, at around 1.40 p.m. local time.

The exhibition featured industry players, researchers, observers, producers, and consumers, as well as government agencies engaged in the livestock sector.

More than 550 exhibitors from 40 countries such as the Netherlands, England, and other European countries, as well as Australia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, China and Turkey, took part in the event. The exhibition also featured 11 country pavilions set up by Indonesia and the United States, among others.

The first booth the President visited showed mockups of ranch cages.

The exhibition is expected to highlight the development of animal husbandry in the Asia Pacific region as well as the possibility of developing technology and livestock services in Indonesia.

Reporter: Bayu Prasetyo
Editor: Yosep Hariyadi
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