resident Joko Widodo was warmly welcomed by the Royal Crown Prince of Saudi Muhammad bin Salman at a meeting held at the Palace of the Crown Prince of Riyadh on Sunday night (14/4). In addition to holding bilateral meetings, the Crown Prince also entertained the President in a dinner together.
The Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi who accompanied the President during the bilateral meeting said that Indonesia-Saudi Arabia agreed to establish a leader-level consultation mechanism and hold meetings once a year.
"Indonesia-Saudi also agreed to immediately hold a meeting to discuss investment and other economic cooperation," said Retno.
Saudi Arabia is interested in collaborating in the fields of energy and petro chemistry. This was conveyed again by the Crown Prince.
President Jokowi also said that Indonesia wanted to be part of the implementation of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030.
"The Crown Prince values Indonesia's political stability and good economic growth. Indonesia is considered lucky to have a clear and advanced leader, "said Retno.
In the meeting, the Crown Prince conveyed the decision to add 10,000 pilgrimage quotas to Indonesia.