The Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt visited Indonesia, 13-14 November 2012


The Swedish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt visited Indonesia on 13-14 November 2012. This working visit was the first one of a visit of the Swedish Prime Minister to Indonesia since the establishment of diplomatic relation between Indonesia and Sweden in 1952.

Joint Press Statement made by the President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. DR. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden, H.E. Fredrik Reinfeldt on Sweden-Indonesia: Towards an Enhanced and Modern Partnership that was issued after the two leaders held their bilateral meeting, is indicated that the two countries bilateral relation is now reached higher level. The President of Indonesia and the Prime Minister of Sweden agreed to give priority on the cooperation on investment and trading, cooperation on environment, education, tourism and cooperation on health. The President of Indonesia and the Prime Minister of Sweden tasked their respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work together in charting the course to increase cooperation in various fields, at the bilateral, regional and global levels.

During the visit, the Prime Minister of Sweden and his entourage met the Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo to discuss the possibility of the cooperation between the city of Jakarta and Sweden. The Prime Minister also had the opportunity to view the city of Jakarta from the top of the Tower of National Museum. In this visit the Prime Minister of Sweden accompanied by 38 businessmen and attended business meetings.