Vice President Jusuf Kalla Attends Conference in Japan


Jakarta, MINA — Vice President Jusuf Kalla left for Japan here on Sunday evening to attend the 24th International Conference on “Asian Future” in Tokyo, Antara News reported.

He is scheduled to meet over dinner with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and other Asian countries` leaders on Monday evening as part of the conference agenda.

On Tuesday Kalla will deliver a keynote speech on the Future of Asia. He is also scheduled to receive courtesy calls of Vietnamese prime minister Truong Hoa Binh, New Zealand`s minister of economic development David Parker and the chairman of the Japan-Indonesia Association, Yasuo Fukuda.

The annual forum organized by Nikkei is also attended by Malaysian prime minister Mahathir bin Mohammad, Korean deouty prime minister Kim Dong-Yeon, Vietnam`s deputy prime minister Truong Hoa Binh and Singapore`s deputy prime ministet Teo Chee Hean. (T/RS5/RS1)

Mi’raj IslamicNews Agency (MINA)

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