Jokowi to speak on counterterrorism at G20 summit

Jokowi to speak on counterterrorism at G20 summit


Hamburg, Germany — President Joko Widodo has arrived in Hamburg, Germany and will speak on counterterrorism during the G20 Retreat on Friday (07/07). “The President will touch on the situation in Marawi [the Philippines] and how to strengthen cooperation within the context of G20,” Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi said on Thursday evening. Jokowi arrived in Hamburg from Ankara, Turkey at 9:15 p.m. local time and was accompanied by his family. The President will attend a working lunch on the same day, which will focus on global growth and trade, said Retno, adding that Jokowi would talk mainly on tax issues. He is also scheduled to attend the second working session on sustainable development, climate and energy. The President is accompanied by Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) head Thomas Lembong and acting Presidential Secretariat head Winata Supriyatna. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is also in Hamburg for the G20 summit. Jokowi is set to hold bilateral meetings with leaders from Australia, the Netherlands and Spain on Friday. The G20 summit ends on Saturday.

Source: thejakartapost