Visit to Indonesia for the inauguration of President Widodo

Media release
19 Oct 2019
Prime Minister

I will travel to Jakarta, Indonesia on 19-20 October 2019 for the inauguration of Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

Australia is a close neighbour, partner and friend of Indonesia. I look forward to travelling to Indonesia again to reaffirm our unique bond and shared vision for a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region.

Building on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership that President Widodo and I announced last year, I look forward to furthering our cooperation on trade and investment, maritime issues, security, counter-terrorism, transnational crime, infrastructure and education. The Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) signed in March this year will help unlock the enormous potential of our economic relationship, which benefits both countries.

I look forward to congratulating President Widodo on his electoral victory and building on the strong friendship and deep partnership between our two countries.