Australia, UK Congratulate Indonesia on Successful, Peaceful Elections

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 5 Mei 2019
Category: News
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President Jokowi and First Lady Ibu Iriana cast their votes in the Simultaneous Elections on April 17 2019. (Photo by: IST)

President Jokowi and First Lady Ibu Iriana cast their votes in the Simultaneous Elections on April 17 2019. (Photo by: IST)

Several world leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison have congratulated President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on successful and peaceful presidential and legislative elections held last month.

The President on Sunday (5/5) at the Bogor Presidential Palace received a congratulatory message from PM Scott Morrison via a phone call at around 14:00 Western Indonesian Time. The two leaders also agreed to continue to enhance bilateral cooperation and good relations between the two neighboring countries.

On Saturday (4/5), President Jokowi also received a congratulatory message from PM Theresa via a phone call at around 19:00 Western Indonesian Time at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java. President Jokowi expressed his gratitude for the support of the British Government in the holding of elections for Indonesian citizens in London. The two leaders also agreed to enhance cooperation to mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and the United Kingdom.

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, as well as Turkish President Erdogan have also congratulated the President on the successful and peaceful elections. (BPMI/EN) 

Translated by: Muhardi

Edited by: M. Ersan Pamungkas

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