President Jokowi Carries on Working Visit to UAE
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and First Lady Ibu Iriana Thursday (06/30) headed to Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after concluding a state visit to Russia and paid a meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
President Jokowi and his entourage departed from Vnukovo II Airport at around 20.15 local time aboard Garuda Indonesia GIA-1.
Upon his arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport on Friday (07/01) at 02.15 local time, the President and the First Lady were welcomed by Minister of Energy of the UAE Mohammed Al Mazroei, Indonesian Ambassador to the UAE Husin Bagis, UAE Ambassador to Indonesia Abdullah Aldhaheri, Indonesian Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto, and Defense Attaché Putut Witjaksono Hadi.
In Abu Dhabi, President is slated to meet with the Emirati business people and investors, to observe Friday Prayer in congregation with President of the UAE Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan before having a bilateral meeting with the counterpart.
The President, First Lady, and the entourage is scheduled to return to Indonesia later in the afternoon. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/UN) (RAS/HD)