President Jokowi, First Lady, granddaughter welcome Dutch King, Queen

President Jokowi, First Lady, granddaughter welcome Dutch King, Queen

Dutch King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti, First Lady Iriana, President Joko Widodo, and Sedah Mirah. (ANTARA/Hanni Sofia)mn,jhm

Jakarta (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana at the Bogor Presidential Palace, on Tuesday, brought along their granddaughter, Sedah Mirah, while welcoming Dutch King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti.

President Jokowi and Iriana shook hands with the King and Queen of the Netherlands after the Dutch Royals got out of the car, while the granddaughter, holding a rose in her hands, waited at the steps of the Palace.

The child handed over the rose to Queen Maxima, who received it enthusiastically. The queen waved out while leaving Sedah Mirah.

After the King signed the state guest book, Sedah Mirah again joined them for a photo session

Mirah, the first child of Jokowi's daughter, Kahiyang Ayu, wore a white kebaya and songket cloth. She interacted with Ratu Maxima several times during the welcome ceremony. King Willem-Alexander, 52, and Queen Maxima, 48, landed in Jakarta for a four-day-long state visit of Indonesia that will take them around the East Asian country.

The visit is expected to reinforce the cultural link between both nations. Related news: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima to visit in March

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