Indonesian president departs from Pakistan after two-day visit

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President of Indonesia Joko Widodo departed from Islamabad on Saturday on completion of his two-day state visit.


President Mamnoon Hussain saw off his Indonesian Counterpart and First Lady Madam Iriana Widodo who arrived in the Federal Capital on Friday along with a delegation, comprising ministers and businessmen.

While seeing off the dignitary at Nur Khan Airbase, President Mamnoon was accompanied by First Lady Begum Mehmooda Mamnoon Hussain, Minister-in-waiting Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari, Senator Ayesha Raza and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua.

Before departure, the Indonesian president also reviewed Pakistan Airforce’s JF-17 Thunder aircraft, put on static display at the airbase.

Wing Commander Adnan briefed the dignitary about the functions and capabilities of the latest produced aircraft.

During his visit, the Indonesian president addressed a Joint Session of the Parliament.

President Widodo also had talks with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Both the Countries signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) and other documents to enhance the bilateral cooperation in multiple spheres.

President Mamnoon Hussain held a state banquet for the visiting dignitary.

This was the first visit of President Widodo to Pakistan. In 2012, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono visited Pakistan to attend D-8 Summit.

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