O’Neill to lead group to Indonesia

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The National, Friday 14th June 2013

 PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill will lead a delegation of more than 100 people from the public and private sectors on a four-day state visit to Indonesia starting Sunday.

O’Neill said an invitation was sent by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to strengthen relationships between the two countries.

“Indonesia is our closest neighbour, it is very important that we continue to maintain a very constructive dialogue.”

Ministers also going on the trip include Rimbink Pato (Foreign Affairs),  Patrick Pruaitch (Forest and Climate Change),  William Duma (Petroleum and Energy),  Kerenga Kua (Justice and Attorney-General),  Ben Micah (Public Enterprise),  Richard Maru (Trade, Commerce and Industry),  Justin Tkatchenko (National Events, Sports and Pacific Games),  Fabian Pok (Defence),  Mao Zeming (Fisheries and Marine Resources) and  Byron Chan (Mining).