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PM Modi holds talks with Indonesian President Widodo, discusses trade, investment

PM Modi holds talks with Indonesian President Widodo,  discusses trade, investment

Rome/New Delhi, Oct 31 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held bilateral talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, during which both sides discussed the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and he also congratulated Indonesia for taking over as the next G20 president.
The Prime Minister in a tweet said:
“Glad to have met President @jokowi earlier today. Discussed existing areas of India-Indonesia cooperation and new spheres where our countries can work together for the benefit of our citizens and the entire planet.”
The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted:
“PM @narendramodi met Indonesian President @jokowi.
“Discussed the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including trade, investment and P2P ties.
“Congratulated Indonesia for its G20 Presidency next year and assured India’s support as part of Troika.The Prime Minister’s Office said in a tweet on the talks:
“PM @narendramodi met President @jokowi in Rome.
“Strong relations with Indonesia is a key part of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and ‘SAGAR’ vision. Ways to improve economic linkages and cultural cooperation figured prominently during the talks.”
Indonesia will take over the G20 chair from Italy, while India will hold the G20 presidency from December 1, 2022, and convene the G20 leaders' summit in 2023 for the first time. India will join both Italy and Indonesia as the “G-20 troika” which comprises past, present and future chairs of G-20.

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