Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited President Joko Widodo

Australia’s Prime Minister (PM), Scott Morrison, who was sworn in just a week ago, made his first visit abroad by visiting President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, Friday (8/31) afternoon.

The arrival of the Australian PM was greeted with 21 gunshots, before entering the Presidential Palace, and signing the book.

Then the two government leaders held talks or veranda talk on the back porch of the Bogor Presidential Palace, and continued with a four-eye meeting in the president’s office.

After a four-eye meeting, then Prime Minister Scott Morrison and President Jokowi led the respective state delegations to hold bilateral meetings.

In this meeting, President Jokowi was accompanied by Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut B. Pandjaitan, District Secretary Pramono Anung, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Transportation Minister Budi K. Sumadi, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita, and Head of Triawan Munaf Creative Economy Agency.

On this occasion, also signed agreements in the fields of transportation, cyber security, and the development of creative industries.

After delivering a joint press statement, the two leaders headed to the backyard of the Bogor Presidential Palace. There, both of them seemed to take off their coats and only wore white shirts to plant the Meranti Tree, at the Grand Garden of Bogor Presidential Palace



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