President Jokowi Receives AIIB Delegates at Bogor Palace
Date 30 Agustus 2018
President Joko Jokowi Widodo on Thursday morning (30/8) received three delegates of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java.
The delegates consisting of AIIB President Jin Liqun, Chief Officer Chen Huan, and Senior Executive Officer Oliver Barron, met with President Jokowi who was accompanied by Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, and Presidents expert staff for the economy Ahmad Erani Yustika.
The closed-door meeting is the second meeting since President Jokowi received the AIIB delegates for the very first time on 12th March 2018.
In the prior meeting on March, President Jokowi delivered Indonesias commitment to carry on cooperation with the AIIB. Indonesia declared its support and intention to join the AIIB, the President added.
Based on the AIIBs record on Indonesia, the cooperation between Indonesia and AIIB has been established years ago. So far, the Bank supports three infrastructure projects in Indonesia with an estimated value of more than US$6 billion. (GUN/OJI/ES) (RAS/MMB/Naster)