RI president attends World Economic Forum on ASEAN

RI president attends World Economic Forum on ASEAN

President Joko Widodo at the plenary session of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN held at the National Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday (12/9/2018). (ANTARA PHOTO/REUTERS/Kham/foc)

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has attended the World Economic Forum on ASEAN held at the National Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday.

The head of state delivered his speech at the plenary session of the "ASEAN Priorities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution," a presidential spokesman Bey Machmudin noted in a statement here on Wednesday.

The president and other heads of state were also scheduled to visit the ASEAN Corner on the 2nd floor of the convention center.

During his visit to Vietnam, President Joko Widodo, commonly known as Jokowi, had planned to hold a series of meeting with Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, among others.

He will also attend the launch of the Go-Viet application, online transportation service Go-Jek`s first international operation, and met with CEOs of Cisco and Amazon.

The president and First Lady Iriana will return to Indonesia on late Wednesday aboard the Indonesia-1 presidential aircraft from the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi.

Reporting by Agus Salim

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