President Jokowi to visit Singapore for leaders retreat

President Jokowi to visit Singapore for leaders retreat

Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Bogor Presidential Palace in West Java on Monday, October 7, 2019.

The leaders retreat conduct with Singapore is aimed to discuss concerning the progress both countries made on cooperation as well as to evaluate them after one year has passed.
Bogor (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will visit Singapore on Tuesday, October 8, to attend the annual leaders’ retreat of both countries, stated Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi at Bogor Presidential Palace in West Java Monday. “The leaders’ retreat being conducted with Singapore is aimed at discussing the progress both countries made on cooperation as well as to evaluate them after one year has passed,” Marsudi said.

She mentioned the progress of cooperation on last year’s Kendal Industrial Park and partnership in Batam as the two matters which will be discussed.

Speaking on the investment sector, Marsudi highlighted vocational education which is significant for both Indonesia and Singapore.

“We expect to also discuss vocational education since Indonesia and Singapore were already signed several agreements on this sector,” she stated.

Besides, there are the matters of partnership progress, investments, and human capital development that have been planned to be discussed, Marsudi added, it is possible for the leaders to talk about other issues as such counterterrorism.

However, she refused to talk more about the meeting’s details.

“I will not reveal more details on it because the further information will be delivered after tomorrow’s meeting,” she remarked.

Last year, the meeting of leaders retreat took place in Bali in October.

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