70 years of Indonesia-Canada relations, Jokowi encourages stronger economic cooperation

Jokowi expressed gratitude for Canada’s full support for Indonesia’s G20 Presidency

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is very determined to continue improving cooperation between Indonesia and Canada in the future. This was conveyed during a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister Canada Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Elmau, Monday (6/27/2022).

“This year, we commemorate 70 years of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Canada. Indonesia and Canada should continue to foster the spirit of cooperation, the spirit of collaboration and the spirit of multilateralism in the face of today’s global challenges,” said Jokowi, quoted in a Palace press release. Tuesday (28/6/2022).

Therefore, to continue to strengthen economic cooperation, President Jokowi has pushed for the completion of ICA-CEPA negotiations in 2023, which will send a positive signal to Indonesian and Canadian businesses.

On this occasion, Jokowi also expressed his gratitude for Canada’s full support for the Indonesian G20 Presidency. President Jokowi during a bilateral meeting with PM Trudeau, namely Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Indonesian Ambassador to Germany Arif Havas Oegroseno.

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