President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received four South Korean business chiefs on the sideline of his state visit to that country on Monday.
The four business leaders include CJ Group Chairman Lee Jae-hyun, Lotte Group Vice Chairman Hwang Kag-gyu, POSCO CEO Oh-Joon Kwon and Hyundai Group Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun.
They were received in turn at one of the rooms at Hotel Lotte Seoul.
CJ Group Chairman Lee Jae-Hyun expressed thanks to the President for having received him while Lotte Group Vice Chairman Hwang Kag-gyu said he would do his best to increase investment in Indonesia.
At the meetings President Jokowi was accompanied by coordinating minister for political, security and legal affairs Wiranto, industry minister Airlangga Hartarto, foreign minister Retno Marsudi, head of BKPM (capital investment coordinating agency) Thomas Lembong, head of Creative Agency Triawan Munaf, cabinet secretary Pramono Anung and ambassador Umar Hadi.
This was the first agenda of President Jokowi`s visit which was later to be followed by a Business Forum meeting.
Foreign minister Retno Marsudi said before President Jokowi would be very busy on Monday with around ten agendas to meet.
She said the President would hold a one-on-one meeting with South Korean businessmen, attend a business forum, a welcome ceremony and a bilateral meeting and a joint press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
President Jokowi is scheduled to stay in South Korea from September 9 to 11 before proceeding to Vietnam for a state visit from Sept 11 to 12. (ANTARA)