In a press statement, here, Thursday, Prabowo Subianto expressed gratitude for the visit.
He said China is a huge and influential nation in the world and Indonesia, which follows an independent and active foreign policy, lauds sound bilateral relations with China.
Indonesia must establish sound relationships with every country in Asia and other continents in the world, but the ties must be mutually beneficial to both Indonesia and its partner nations, according to the presidential hopeful.
Ambassador Qian congratulated Subianto, who is officially a presidential aspirant for the presidential elections 2019, and wished him and his party, Gerindra, success.
He also conveyed an invitation to Subianto to attend a reception of Chinese National Day to be held on September 27, 2018.
Reporting by Imam Budilaksono
Editing by Fardah, Yoseph