King of Malaysia Visits Jokowi in Bogor Palace



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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) accepted a state visit from the Malaysia's Supreme Head, the 16th Yang Dipertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah of Pahang. Abdullah of Pahang arrived at the Bogor Palace in West Java on Tuesday morning, August 27.    

    Abdullah was accompanied by his wife Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah. President Jokowi and first lady Iriana welcomed them along with hundreds of elementary students wearing traditional clothes, holding the flags of Malaysia and Indonesia.

    Jokowi and Abdullah followed a series of state reception ceremonies and took a picture together before Abdullah signed the palace's guest book.

    The event continued with a private meeting and bilateral meetings between the delegations of the Republic of Indonesia and the Kingdom of Malaysia. In between these activities, Jokowi and Abdullah will tour the Bogor Botanical Gardens.

    During his visit to Indonesia, Abdullah and his wife plan to attend a dinner with Malaysians in Indonesia and visit the Istiqlal Mosque. Both are also scheduled to go to Yogyakarta and meet with Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X and visit several historic sites in Yogyakarta.