Receive Cambodian Prime Minister, President Jokowi Offers Weapons and Military Uniforms of Indonesia
Date 22 April 2015
After receiving the Palestinian delegation led by Prime Minister (PM) Rami Hamdallah, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received the delegation led by the Prime Minister of Cambodia Samdech Hun Sen, at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC), Jakarta, Tuesday (21/4) noon.
On that occasion, Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed his gratitude to the Government of Indonesia, which has trained almost 6,000 soldiers of Cambodia air force to guard the Prime Minister.
In response, President Jokowi immediately reminded, that to follow up on the training course is needed the weapons and military uniforms for the air forces of Cambodia.
“I suggested that the Cambodia to buy uniforms and weaponry from Indonesia. It will be followed (by Prime Minister Hun Sen),” Jokowi said.
The President said, it’s good if training in Indonesia, then buy the uniforms and weapons also in Indonesia.
Indonesia has conducted intensive training to thousands of Cambodia soldiers for four months under the supervision of a team of trainers supervision of the Presidential Guard (Pampampres TNI).
Accompanying President Jokowi while receiving Cambodian Prime Minister, among others, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno LP Marsudi, Ministry of Trade Rahmat Gobel, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, and Cabinet Secretary Andi Widjajanto. (Humas Setkab/ES)