Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo arrived at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, January 29, 2018 at 11:40 pm Local Time or 14.10 West Indonesia Time.
President Jokowi's State Visit to Afghanistan was the second visit of the President of the Republic of Indonesia to Afghanistan after the State Visit of President Sukarno in 1961.
Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Afghanistan Arief Rachman and Head of the State Protocol of Afghanistan welcomed President Jokowi and Mrs. Iriana.
The cold air and even snowfall that blanketed Kabul did not reduce the warm welcome of the Afghan government. Afghan officials welcoming President Jokowi were Vice President Sarwar Danish, Foreign Minister Salahudin Rabbani, Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi, Afghan Ambassador to Indonesia Roya Rahmani, Kabul Governor Mohammad Yaqoub Haidan, Kabul Mayor Abdullah Habibzal.
From the airport, the President continued his journey by car to the Presidential Palace of Arg. (Protocol, Press and Media of Secretariat of the President)