According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Prime Minister of Malaysia, will undertake his inaugural official visit to the Republic of Indonesia from 9 to 11 November 2021.
YAB Prime Minister will be accompanied by YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Senior Minister of Defence, YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, Minister of Finance, and officials from the relevant Ministries and Agencies.
YAB Prime Minister will hold meetings with His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia.
The visit will open a new chapter in the already strong, multifaceted Malaysia-Indonesia relations. It will provide an opportunity for the Leaders to advance collaboration towards effective recovery as two immediate neighbours deal with the impacts of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The two leaders will also take stock of significant regional developments in the context of ASEAN cooperation, as well as on the emerging challenges impacting peace, stability as well as growth, and prosperity in the region.
During the visit, YAB Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet with the Indonesian business community and industry players, Chief Editors of Indonesian media, Malaysian diaspora in Indonesia as well as to witness the signing of Memoranda of Understanding and Agreement between the two countries. YAB Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit a defense industry facility in Bandung.
This visit will be held in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) COVID-19 set upon by the Governments of Malaysia and the Republic of Indonesia.