Jokowi to visit Kuala Lumpur on Aug 8

Jokowi to visit Kuala Lumpur on Aug 8

Indonesian Ambassador to Malaysia Rusdi Kirana spoke to the press regarding the planned visit of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi). (Photo: Antara/Steven).

Today, I am informed of the confirmed visit of the president to Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will embark on a visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 8, 2019, Indonesian Ambassador to Malaysia Rusdi Kirana stated.

"Today, I am informed that it is confirmed that the president will visit Kuala Lumpur," Kirana informed the press here on Saturday.

Jokowi is scheduled to hold a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to discuss several issues on bilateral cooperation in trade and the protection of Indonesian migrant workers in Malaysia.

Malaysia's investment in Indonesia ranks sixth, with potential to increase further.

The two leaders are also expected to hold discussions on the ASEAN Car; cooperation between both nations’ oil and gas companies - Pertamina and Petronas; cooperation in tourism, fishery, and establishment of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries.

"President Jokowi will later head to Singapore. I think Tun Mahathir will also visit Singapore at the invitation of the prime minister of Singapore," he added.

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