Indonesian president visits Timor-Leste to strengthen cooperation

26 January 2016

Strengthening cooperation in trade, energy and infrastructure are the main points to be addressed by the President of Indonesia Joko Widodo Tuesday on a vist to Timor-Leste (East Timor).

During the meetings with the President of Timor-Leste, Taur Matan Ruak and Prime Minister, Maria de Araújo, the Indonesian president will also discuss issues relating to land and sea borders of both countries.

During the visit the two presidents are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding covering, among other areas, energy, oil and mineral resources.

This is President Widodo’s first visit to Timor-Leste. (macauhub/TL)