Malaysian PM Calls Indonesia a 'True Friend,' Hopes that Trade and Cultural Relations Can Be Enhanced

- 29 November 2022 18:03 WIB
PM Anwar Ibrahim (Photo/twitter @anwaribrahim) ((Photo/twitter @anwaribrahim))
PM Anwar Ibrahim (Photo/twitter @anwaribrahim) ((Photo/twitter @anwaribrahim))

JAKARTADAILY.ID –  Newly appointed Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday described Indonesia as a true friend to Malaysia and said he hopes that the two countries could improve relations in various aspects including trade and investment.

Anwar, who conveyed the matter through a phone conversation with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, also said that he hopes both countries could resolve the issue involving the labor force.

“I emphasize that Indonesia is Malaysia’s true friend and I hope that trade and business relations, investment, culture and labor issues can be improved.

Also read: Ukrainian President Zelenskiy Offers a Ten-Point Proposal at the G20 Summit

"The friendship between the two must be strengthened," said Anwar on his official Facebook page reported by, Monday, November 28, 2022.

According to the post, the Indonesian leader who is better known as "Jokowi" became the first head of state to contact Anwar to congratulate him on his appointment as the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia

Anwar, 75, today took the oath of office as the 10th Prime Minister before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at the Istana Negara.

Get news on Indonesia today from on Google News

Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


Related Article

Latest News