Afghan President to Visit Indonesia Next Week

Sonya Michaella    •    30 Maret 2017 17:24 WIB
Afghan President to Visit Indonesia Next Week
Afghan President Ashraf Gani (Photo:AFP), Jakarta: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is set to visit Indonesia to enhance bilateral relationship.

Ghani will visit Indonesia on April 5-6. He will also visit Singapore and Australia.

"It is the first official visit by an Afghan president to Indonesia," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir said in Jakarta on Thursday.

"It is the first official trip by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Southeast Asia," he added.

Ghani will meet with President Joko Widodo. He will also meet with business leaders and religious leaders.

Former Indonesian president Soekarno visited Afghanistan in 1961. Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai attended the Bali Democracy Forum in 2012.