SBY To Meet Turkish President Abdullah Gul

02 June, 2011 | Source: The Jakarta Post

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled on Tuesday to meet Turkish President Abdullah Gul and First Lady Hayrunnisa Gul at 10 a.m.

Gul arrived in Indonesia on Monday, in a diplomatic gesture to return Yudhoyono′s visit to Turkey in June last year.

According to tempointeraktif.com, bilateral talks will follow an official state ceremony. The talks will focus on increasing cooperation and following up on the previous talks held during Yudhoyono′s visit.

A number of memorandums of understanding in various sectors including energy, police matters and a visa-free agreement for diplomatic and official visit passports will be signed. Both Presidents are scheduled to hold press conferences following the meeting.

Yudhoyono and Gul are also scheduled to attend the Indonesia-Turkey business forum later in the afternoon.

Gul is slated visit the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery, as well as Istiqlal Mosque, and attend a state dinner in the State Palace in the evening.

 

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