VP to Attend ASEM Summit in Mongolia

Dheri Agriesta    •    14 Juli 2016 11:29 WIB
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VP to Attend ASEM Summit in Mongolia
Vice President Jusuf Kalla (Photo: Antara/Widodo S Jusuf)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Vice President Jusuf Kalla has departed to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to attend the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit. 

Kalla flew from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta this morning. His delegation is scheduled to arrive at Chinggis Khaan International Airport, Ulaanbaatar at 7.35 PM local time.

The 11th ASEM Summit will be held in Shangri La Hotel on July, 15-16. Kalla will hold several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the event.

"Vice President will have bilateral meeting with several leaders including Cypriot President, Czech Prime Minister, Estonian Prime Minister, Dutch Prime Minister and Myanmar President," said vice presidential spokesperson Husan Abdullah in a written statement, on Thursday (7/14/2016).

ASEM is designed as informal forum between ASIAN and European countries. ASEM Summit is held once every two years since 1996.