Jokowi Welcomes Laos PM at Bogor Palace

Yogi Bayu Aji    •    12 Oktober 2017 14:26 WIB
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Jokowi Welcomes Laos PM at Bogor Palace
President Joko Widodo (Photo: Antara/Yudhi Mahatma), Jakarta: Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo received Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith at Bogor Palace in Bogor, West Java on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

The two heads of government joined a welcoming ceremony. They then carried out a bilateral meeting.

The two ASEAN leaders are expected to discuss various bilateral issues. They are also scheduled to sign several memorandums of understanding (MoUs).

The 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries was launched earlier this year. The fifth Indonesia-Laos Joint commission for Billateral Cooperation (JCBC) was held last July.

The two countries are committed to improve relationsin economic and trade sectors. The two government are interested to start collaboratons in petrochemical and energy sectors.