Jakarta, November 05, 2015

President-designate Jin meets President Joko Widodo of Indonesia

Mr Jin Liqun, President-designate of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), met with President Joko Widodo of Indonesia on 4 November 2015. During his visit to Jakarta, Mr. Jin also met with Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development and Planning Mr. Sofyan A. Djalil and the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Mr. Darmin Nasution, along with a number of other government and business leaders.

Mr. Jin said, "I am delighted to be visiting Jakarta this week. Indonesia, one of the 22 countries that joined the Memorandum of Understanding on Establishing the AIIB just over one year ago, is an important regional founding member of the Bank, and I am grateful to President Widodo, Finance Minister Brodjonegoro and the whole Indonesian Government for their strong support for and interest in the AIIB, illustrated this week by Indonesia's hosting of the 8th Chief Negotiators' Meeting this week in Jakarta."

President Joko Widodo said, "We are delighted to host the 8th Chief Negotiators' Meeting on Establishing AIIB in Jakarta. Government of Indonesia attaches great importance to this new bank, and we hope the bank would be up and running by the end of this year, helping to meet the infrastructure financing needs of the entire Asian region."