The National, Tuesday June 18th, 2013
PRIME Minister PeterO’Neill, leading a 140-strong delegation to Jakarta, arrived at the Indonesian capital at 11.30pm on Sunday.
The delegation is made up mainly of business representatives and public servants, as well as ministers and politicians, for discussions with their Indonesian counterparts.
Investment Promotion Authority managing director Ivan Pomaleu met his Indonesian counterpart for talks yesterday.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono greeted O’Neill at the presidential palace, Istana Merdeka, yesterday evening.
They were scheduled to have a one-on-one meeting, followed by a bilateral meeting with PNG ministers, with several treaties and agreements to be signed.
A business meeting will be held today between the PNG and Indonesian chambers of commerce.