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PRESS RELEASE : 16th MEETING OF THE JOINT COMMISSION FOR BILATERAL COOPERATION (JCBC) BETWEEN MALAYSIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA, KUALA LUMPUR, 20-21 NOVEMBER 2018

16th MEETING OF THE JOINT COMMISSION FOR BILATERAL COOPERATION (JCBC) BETWEEN MALAYSIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA,

KUALA LUMPUR, 20-21 NOVEMBER 2018

 

 

Malaysia will host the 16th Meeting of the Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) at the Ministerial level between Malaysia and the Republic of Indonesia on 20-21 November 2018 in Kuala Lumpur. The 15th Meeting of the JCBC was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 10-11 August 2017.

 

The meeting will be co-chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah and his Indonesian counterpart, Retno L.P. Marsudi. Among issues that are expected to be discussed include cooperation on trade and investment, progress of maritime boundary delimitation and land boundary demarcation, review of border crossing and border trade agreements, Indonesian domestic and migrant workers in Malaysia as well as other issues of mutual interest.

 

The meeting will also provide the opportunity for both sides to explore prospects of cooperation in new areas that would further enhance and strengthen the bilateral relations and cooperation between Malaysia and the Republic of Indonesia.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

19 November 2018