12th Malaysia-Indonesia Annual Leaders’ Consultation begins


KUCHING – The 12th Malaysia-Indonesia Annual Leaders’ Consultation began here today, with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak leading the Malaysian delegation and President Joko Widodo heading the Indonesian side.

As part of the talks, convened at a hotel here, the two leaders held a Restricted Meeting which began at 10.35 am. They are scheduled to lead their sides at the Delegation Meeting after that.

Najib and Jokowi, as the Indonesian president is popularly known, are expected to issue a joint statement after the talks.

Several ministers are in the Malaysian delegation, among them Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.