Li Qiang’s Arrival at ASEAN Summit in Jakarta

Li Qiang’s Arrival at ASEAN Summit in Jakarta


Chinese Premier (PM) Li Qiang arrived in Indonesia to attend the 43rd Summit ASEAN. The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan welcomed Li Qiang in person.

Li Qiang landed at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Tuesday (5/9/2023), at 15.50 WIB. The moment of Li Qiang’s arrival was broadcast on the screen provided on media center ASEAN Summit.

Li Qiang was greeted by Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan when he got off the plane. Luhut appeared to salute Li Qiang.

Li Qiang was then put on a shawl. Moreover, Li Qiang was greeted by a traditional dance before getting into the car.

22 Heads of State Will Attend the ASEAN Summit

For information, a total of 22 state leaders attended consisting of 11 ASEAN countries, namely Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Timor Leste.

Then, there were nine countries whose partners were invited, including the Republic of Korea, India, Japan, China, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Russia and the United States (US).

With the addition of two more countries, namely Bangladesh as Chair of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) and Cook Islands as Chair of the Pacific Island Forum (PIF).

Indonesia also invited international organizations of the United Nations (UN), World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Economic Forum, IORA, and PIF.

The theme for the 2023 ASEAN Indonesia Chair is ‘ASEAN Matters: Epicentrum of Growth’. Through this theme, Indonesia wants to ensure that ASEAN is not only an organization whose role is for the region, but also for the world.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has also opened the 43rd Summit ASEAN and will preside over 12 meetings. The series of meetings are the 43rd Summit in plenary and retreat format, the 26th ASEAN-China Summit, the 24th ASEAN-South Korea Summit, the 26th ASEAN-Japan Summit, and the 11th ASEAN-United States Summit.

The other meetings are the ASEAN-Canada Summit, the 26th ASEAN Plus Three Summit, the 20th ASEAN-India Summit, the 3rd ASEAN-Australia Summit, the 18th East Asia Summit (EAS), and the 13th ASEAN-Union Summit. Nations (UN).

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2023-09-05 09:18:01
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