JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo arrived in Rome to attend the G-20 Summit hosted by Italy on Saturday, October 30.
The leaders from the world’s major economies will discuss issues of mutual concern, such as pandemic recovery and climate change during their first face-to-face meeting in two years, after a virtual summit hosted by Saudi Arabia last year.
Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi said that President Jokowi will also attend sessions on the global economy and health.
“The President has a busy schedule, including attending a session on the global economy and global health,” said Retno in a statement on Saturday, October 30.
Jokowi will speak at an event on small and medium enterprises and women’s entrepreneurship, followed by a cultural event and dinner hosted by the Italian Prime Minister.
On the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, Jokowi is also scheduled to attend bilateral meetings with leaders from Australia, France, India, Turkey, Italy, and the World Bank.
“We are currently still working on the schedules for bilateral meetings between the President and other leaders,” she said.
Before this, Jokowi also attended the virtual ASEAN Summits hosted by Brunei Darussalam from October 26-28.
(Writer: Sania Mashabi | Editor: Bayu Galih)
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