Riyadh, The Gulf Observer: Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomed President Joko Widodo of Indonesia at the Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Thursday. The meeting was marked by formal reception ceremonies, underscoring the importance of the visit.
During the official talks, the Crown Prince and President Widodo explored the diverse facets of the strong relationship between Saudi Arabia and Indonesia. The discussions focused on bilateral cooperation, with an emphasis on developmental initiatives and mutual enhancement. Both leaders also delved into the latest regional and international developments, addressing shared concerns and interests.
The high-profile meeting culminated in the signing of several bilateral agreements, further solidifying the collaborative efforts between the two nations.
A Memorandum of Understanding for Saudi-Indonesian Supreme Coordination Council Agreement was signed by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan and Retno Marsudi, Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Minister of Sports, and Imam Nahrawi, Indonesian Minister of Youth and Sports, inked a Memorandum of Understanding to foster collaboration in the field of youth and sports.
Dr. Majid Al Qasabi, Saudi Minister of Commerce, and Retno Marsudi, Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs, signed an agreement outlining a Technical Cooperation Program in various standardization fields.
A Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in ensuring the quality of halal products was signed by Dr. Hisham Al Jadhey, CEO of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, and Muhammad Aqil Arrahman, CEO of the Indonesian Halal Product Guarantee Agency.