President Jokowi, PM Hun Sen Discuss Enhancing Indonesia-Cambodia Economic Cooperation

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 10 Mei 2023
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President Jokowi holds a bilateral meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at Meruorah Hotel, Labuan Bajo, Wednesday (05/10). (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (05/10) held a bilateral meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at Meruorah Hotel, Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara province.

In this meeting, President Jokowi welcomed the Prime Minister and congratulated Cambodia on its Chairmanship of ASEAN last year.

“The President also expressed his appreciation for Cambodia’s support for Indonesia’s Chairmanship of ASEAN this year,” Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno LP Marsudi said in a press statement after the bilateral meeting.

In addition, the two leaders also discussed enhancing economic cooperation between the two countries. President Jokowi underlined Indonesia’s commitment to continue enhancing economic cooperation with Cambodia.

“Including Indonesia’s determination to be involved in the development of Cambodia, especially in the development of infrastructure projects,” Retno said.

President Jokowi also expressed his gratitude for Cambodia’s assistance in rescuing Indonesian citizens who are victims of human trafficking and online scams.

“Mr. President also expressed his gratitude for Cambodia’s assistance in rescuing Indonesian citizens who are victims of human trafficking, especially for online scams,” she said.

In the meantime, the Prime Minister also conveyed an apology to the Indonesian Government for the incident of an upside-down Indonesian flag during the precursor event prior to the opening ceremony of the 2023 SEA Games in Cambodia. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/UN) (FI/LW)

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