JAKARTA – Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here today for a four-day working visit to Indonesia.
Ahmad Zahid, his wife Datin Seri Hamidah Khamis and delegation flew into the Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport at about 9 am (10 am in Malaysia) and were welcomed by the Malaysian Ambassador to Indonesia, Datuk Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim.
Today, Ahmad Zahid is scheduled to meet Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan.
He is also scheduled to call on Indonesian Vice President Jusof Kalla at the Office of the Vice President. The two leaders are expected to discuss issues of bilateral and mutual interest.
Tomorrow, Ahmad Zahid has a luncheon meeting with Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Muhammad Hanif Dhakiri.
He is scheduled to have a breakfast meeting with Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo on Sunday.
Ahmad Zahid’s visit to Indonesia is his first abroad after having been appointed as the deputy prime minister on July 28. – BERNAMA