Jokowi Visits Vietnam for APEC Summit

Achmad Zulfikar Fazli    •    10 November 2017 17:39 WIB
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Jokowi Visits Vietnam for APEC Summit
President Joko Widodo (Photo: MI/Arya Manggala)

Jakarta: Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo traveled to Danang, Vietnam on Friday, November 10, 2017.

"We will visit Danang, Vietnam. We then will visit Manila, the Philippines," the PDIP politician said.

"We will join the APEC Summit in Vietnam. we then will join the ASEAN Summit in the Philippines," the media-savvy politician added.

Jokowi departed from the Halim Perdanakusuma Airbase in the afternoon. He brought a multi-sector delegation for the five-day tour.

Jokowi will held a number of bilateral meetings with world leaders. He will discuss a wide range of cooperation opportunities with other governments.

"We will address trade barriers against Indonesian products. It will assist poverty eradication program in Indonesian regions," the former furniture salesman stated.