JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Indonesia's Coordinating Economic Affairs Minister Airlangga Hartarto is scheduled to meet Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his two-day working visit to the city-state from July 12-14.
"Coordinating Minister Airlangga who leads the Indonesian delegation will meet Singapore's Minister of Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong during the Sixth Ministerial Meeting of the Singapore-Indonesia Bilateral Working Group," said Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Monday, July 12.
During his working visit, Airlangga will also attend the inaugural Asia Tech x Singapore (ATxSG) Summit organized by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) on July 13.
He will also meet, among others, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Heng Swee Keat, Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Affairs Tharman Shanmugaratnam, and Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan.
Meanwhile, Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi expressed appreciation and gratitude to the government of Singapore for providing assistance in the form of medical equipment as Indonesia battles an alarming spike in Covid-19 cases, driven by the Delta variant.
"Our appreciation goes to Singapore for their cooperation and support. The Solidarity, collaboration, and cooperation of both countries are the principles to go forward to get out of this pandemic together," Retno said on Sunday, July 11.
(Writers: Fika Nurul Ulya, Wahyuni Sahara| Editors: Erlangga Djumena, Wahyuni Sahara)