Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Overstaying Indonesians in Saudi Arabia will soon be repatriated following a visit of the Saudi foreign affairs director general Mohammad bin Ahmad to Indonesia, a press release received in Jakarta.

Indonesian ambassador Tayeb said in the press release that the visit was to follow up on the discussions that he already held with foreign ministerial director of protocol and consular affairs of ambassador Lutfi Rauf on February last year.

In the visit ambassador Tayeb had met a number for Indonesian foreign affairs and manpower and transmigration officials on Tuesday.

In the meantime, Saudi Ambassador to Indonesia Abdurrahman bin Muhammad Amin Al-Khayyat discussed the overstaying Indonesians with Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali and Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar on Wednesday.

Following the talks, the two countries agreed to find a solution within the framework of brotherhood and close friendship between the two countries.

Editor: Priyambodo RH
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