India, Indonesia hold bilateral talks

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Jan 2018 08:19:58


JAKARTA,

Jan 5,

(PTI),

EXTERNAL Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on Indonesian Vice-President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla and held talks with her counterpart to discuss ways to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two nations. Swaraj, who arrived here from Thailand on the second leg of her three-nation tour, was given a warm welcome.

“Engaging discussion on strengthening our strategic partnership, EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on Vice-President of Indonesia, Mr Muhammad Jusuf Kalla #ActEastPolicy,” Raveesh Kumar, the Ministry of External Affairs Ministry spokesperson, tweeted after the meeting. She will also co-chair the fifth meeting of the India- Indonesia Joint Commission with her Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi. The ministers will also inaugurate the second meeting of ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks.

“EAM @SushmaSwaraj had a tete-a-tete with Retno Marsudi, Foreign Minister of Indonesia ahead of the India-Indonesia Joint Commission Meeting in Jakarta. Reaffirmed our desire to enhance partnership across all sectors,” Kumar tweeted.