President Jokowi Awarded with Medal of Ghazi Amanullah

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 30 Januari 2018
Category: News
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President Jokowi is welcomed by President Ghani in an official welcoming ceremony in Afghanistan, Monday (29/1) (Photo: Twitter account of Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung)

President Jokowi is welcomed by President Ghani in an official welcoming ceremony in Afghanistan, Monday (29/1) (Photo: Twitter account of Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung)

Shortly after arriving at Hamid Karzai Airport, Afghanistan, President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, accompanied by First Lady Ibu Iriana, headed to the Presidential Palace of Arg to pay a state visit to the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani.<>

At the Arg, President Ashraf Ghani awarded President Jokowi a Medal of Ghazi Amanullah. This medal is a tribute for President Jokowi’s courage and determination in advancing bilateral relations between Indonesia and Afghanistan as well as in promoting peacebuilding in Afghanistan.

Besides the awarding ceremony, the two Presidents also had a bilateral meeting. In the meeting, they agreed to promote peace as well as to enhance cooperations in economic and education sectors.

Also accompanying the President on this visit were First Lady Ibu Iriana, Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, and Coordinator of the President’s Special Staffs Teten Masduki. (ES)(MMB/YM/Naster)

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