Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Jakarta on Tuesday on the first leg of his three-nation tour to East Asia to cement the political, economic and strategic interest of the two friendly maritime neighbours.
Modi, who is on his first official visit to Indonesia, will meet President Joko Widodo on Wednesday and discuss bilateral cooperation in a broad range of areas, including maritime, trade and investment.
The two leaders would attend some events, including a CEO Business Forum organised by the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and the Industry, and the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Below are the live updates:
Jakarta: PM Narendra Modi at Merdeka Palace,Indonesian President Joko Widodo also present pic.twitter.com/dBlQICe2bj
— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2018
8:55am: PM Modi arrives at Merdeka Palace, is welcomed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo
8:15am: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute at Kalibata National Heroes’ Cemetery in Jakarta
8:10am: PM Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome on his arrival in Jakarta. “This is my first visit to Indonesia as Prime Minister. I am looking forward to my discussions with President Widodo on 30 May, as also to our joint interaction with the India-Indonesia CEOs Forum. I will also address the Indian community in Indonesia,” Modi said on the eve of his visit.