Jokowi in M'sia on first trip abroad as president

He will discuss various issues with PM Najib, visit Proton factory

Kuala Lumpur

INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo arrived in Malaysia on Thursday for his first bilateral trip abroad, with the two sides hoping to shore up an important relationship frequently strained by diplomatic spats.

Mr Joko, who took office last October, and his host Prime Minister Najib Razak will discuss a range of issues including sticky disputes on maritime borders and the treatment of Indonesian migrant workers in Malaysia, said Jakarta's Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir.



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