Bisnis.comJAKARTA – Vice President (Vice President) KH Ma’ruf Amin attended the greeting occasion to convey his condolences directly to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and the wife of the late former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Akie Abe at Akasaka Palace, Tokyo, Tuesday (27/9). ).
It was done after attending the state funeral procession for former Japanese Prime Minister (PM) Shinzo Abe at Nippon Budokan, Japan.
“On behalf of the government and all the people of Indonesia, I express my sincere condolences on the passing of former Prime Minister Abe,” he said, quoted by BPMI Setwapres statement, Wednesday (28/9 /2022).
More than that, he also expressed his appreciation and respect for Prime Minister Abe’s leadership, especially in improving the IR-Japan relationship into a strategic partnership.
“Prime Minister Abe’s contribution has further strengthened the friendship between the people of the two countries. The Indonesian people will always remember him,” he said.
Furthermore, to Prime Minister Kishida, the Vice President also conveyed President Joko Widodo’s greetings and hoped to see each other again at the G20 Summit in Bali.
“I hope we can see Her Majesty again at the G20 summit in Bali next November,” he said.
Not only expressing his condolences to Prime Minister Kishida, on this occasion, the Vice President also expressed his condolences directly to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife, Akie Abe.
“Ms. Akie Abe, on behalf of the government and all the people of Indonesia, I express my deepest condolences on the passing of Mr. Shinzo Abe,” the Vice President said.
In Akie Abe, the Vice President reiterated that the leadership and good services of the late Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will always be remembered by the people of Indonesia, especially for strengthening the friendship between the people of the two countries. .
“Allow me to convey greetings from President Joko Widodo and Mrs. Iriana, as well as the hope that Mrs. Abe will always receive health and strength,” Ma’ruf concluded.
For information, the occasion of greeting at Akasaka Palace brought together heads of state/government who attended the state funeral procession of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to express their condolences directly.
The speech was initiated by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida accompanied by Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu and Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa, then wife of late former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Akie Abe.
The time allotted is 1 (one) minute for each Head of State/Government to convey their greetings and condolences.
In addition to Vice President Ma’ruf Amin, several Heads of State/Government participated in this event, including President of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc, President of the European Council Charles Michel, President of Slovenia Borut Pahor
Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Qatari Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Cambodian Prime Minister Minister Hun Sen and United States Vice President Kamala Harris.
In addition, several former Heads of State/Government were also present, such as former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull, former British Prime Minister Theresa May, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and former Italian Prime Minister, German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Masduki Baidlowi – Spokesperson for the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia)
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