Li Qiang Meets with Indonesian President-elect Prabowo Subianto

2024-04-02 19:00

On the morning of April 2, 2024, Premier Li Qiang of the State Council met with Indonesian President-elect Prabowo Subianto at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Li Qiang said that in recent years, under the guidance of the two heads of state, China-Indonesia relations have developed rapidly, opening a new chapter in building a China-Indonesia community with a shared future. Prabowo Subianto's decision to visit China as the first country after being elected demonstrates the profound friendship between the two countries once again. President Xi Jinping and Prabowo Subianto had an in-depth communication on the long-term development of China-Indonesia relations and reached a series of important common understandings on Monday. China is ready to work with Indonesia to maintain high-level strategic mutual trust, deepen all-round mutually beneficial cooperation, and push for deeper and more concrete progress in building a China-Indonesia community with a shared future to achieve more win-win outcomes and bring more benefits to the two peoples.

Li Qiang pointed out that China is willing to maintain a good momentum of high-level exchanges with Indonesia, make good use of dialogue mechanisms at all levels, and strengthen policy communication and coordination. The two sides should further enhance the synergy between the Belt and Road Initiative and Indonesia's development strategies, accelerate the construction of key projects including the "Regional Comprehensive Economic Corridors" and the "Two Countries, Twin Parks", expand cooperation in digital economy, green economy, and other high-tech and emerging industries while deepening cooperation in traditional fields such as agriculture, forestry and fishing, and strengthen exchanges and cooperation in areas related to people's livelihood such as poverty alleviation and development and rural revitalization. China is ready to strengthen communication and cooperation with Indonesia in multilateral fields such as the United Nations and the East Asia cooperation mechanism, jointly safeguard the interests of developing countries, defend international fairness and justice, make global governance more just and equitable, and make positive contributions to regional and global prosperity and stability.

Prabowo Subianto said that Indonesia has a time-honored history of exchanges with China. Indonesia appreciates China's respect for and friendship with Indonesia and the Indonesian people, and thanks China for its strong support and assistance to the country. He came to China on his first official visit after being elected, committed to consolidating bilateral friendship and cooperation and upgrading bilateral relations. The new Indonesian government admires China's great achievements and is willing to learn from China's experience, further deepen cooperation in fields such as infrastructure development, agriculture, poverty alleviation, people's livelihood and green economy, build closer bilateral relations, and make positive contributions to regional and world peace and development.

Wu Zhenglong was present at the meeting.