President Jokowi to Follow Up On IA-CEPA During Australia Visit

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 9 Februari 2020
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President Jokowi with CEO National Capital Authority Sally Barnes visit Mount Ainslie, Canberra, Australia, Sunday (9/2). (Photo: Dindha Moerti/PR)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo explained that his visit to Australia this time is to follow-up on the completion of the ratification of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA).

The IA-CEPA has been completed and approved by the House of Representatives (DPR).

“So one of the agenda in Australia is to follow up the agreement, ” the President told reporters on Sunday (9/2).

According to the President, the key element of the agreement is to increase openness between Indonesia and Australia so that cooperation on trade, investment, and tourism sectors between the two neighboring countries can be more robust. (MAY/EN)

Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Reviewed by: M. Ersan Pamungkas

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