Indonesia, South Korea to Boost Cooperation in Industry
Date 7 September 2018
President Joko Jokowi Widodo is scheduled to visit South Korea on September 10-11, a reciprocal visit after President Moon Jae-in visited Indonesia in 2017.
“The visit aims to boost cooperation between Indonesia and South Korea, President Jokowi said at the Bogor Palace, Friday (7/9) during a Limited Cabinet Meeting on Preparation for the State Visit to South Korea and Vietnam.
President Jokowi further said that Indonesia and South Korea will strengthen cooperation in the economic sector, particularly investment in industry. Indonesia, according to the President, also seeks to strengthen the cooperation between young generation in Indonesia and South Korea.
President Jokowi also expressed his hope that the visit will be prepared properly, so that it could get concrete results for Indonesia.
Also present during the meeting were Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani, Minister of Trade Enggartiasto Lukita, Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto, Minister of Defense Ryamizard Ryacudu, Minister of Research, Technology, and Higher Education M. Nasir, Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya, Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya, Commander of the Indonesian National Defence Forces (TNI) Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, Chief of the Indonesian National Police (Polri) General Tito Karnavian, Head of the Creative Economy Agency Triawan Munaf, Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform Syafruddin, and several high-ranking officials in presidential office.