KUALA LUMPUR (dpa) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday arrived in Malaysia for a three-day visit aimed at enhancing diplomatic and trade relations.
He was met by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Joko was to meet the Malaysian king for a welcome dinner and hold a closed door meeting with Najib on Friday before returning to Indonesia on Saturday.
The leaders were to discuss the situation of hundreds of thousands of Indonesian migrant workers in Malaysia and the maritime borders of the two nations, according to an official at the Najib’s’s office.
Joko and Najib were also to discuss ways to boost bilateral trade, which was worth 61.1 billion ringgit (19.4 billion dollars) in 2013 and 54.7 billion ringgit for the period from January to November 2014.