- Title: Swedish King meets Indonesia's president during official visit
- Date: 22nd May 2017
- Summary: **** WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY **** CAMERAMEN FILMING WIDODO AND KING CARL XVI GUSTAF WALKING PAST AS THEY ENTER PALACE DELEGATES STANDING BEHIND SEATS IN BILATERAL MEETING ROOM PHOTOGRAPHER TAKING PHOTO KING CARL XVI GUSTAF AND SWEDEN'S MINISTER OF INFRASTRUCTURE, ANNA JOHANSSON, SITTING WIDODO SITTING BILATERAL MEETING IN PROGRESS MEDIA WAITING WIDODO AND KING CARL XVI GUSTAF WALKING IN FOR SIGNING CEREMONY SWEDISH DELEGATES STANDING JOHANSSON SIGNING DOCUMENTS WIDODO AND KING CARL XVI GUSTAF STANDING INDONESIA'S MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIR, RETNO MARSUDI, SIGNING DOCUMENTS JOHANSSON AND MARSUDI STANDING UP, EXCHANGING DOCUMENTS AND SHAKING HANDS / WIDODO AND KING CARL XVI GUSTAF CLAPPING SWEDISH AND INDONESIAN NATIONAL FLAGS ON DISPLAY WIDODO AND KING CARL XVI GUSTAF STANDING AT PODIUMS (SOUNDBITE) (Bahasa Indonesia) INDONESIA PRESIDENT, JOKO WIDODO, SAYING: "I very much appreciate the signing of cooperation documents between our two governments on free visas, diplomatic matters, cooperation in transportation, air navigation and airports, and also cooperation in the creative industry field." SWEDISH DELEGATES STANDING (SOUNDBITE) (English) KING OF SWEDEN, CARL XVI GUSTAF, SAYING: "This visit is a manifestation of our strong commitment to strengthen cooperation between our two countries. This collaboration is based on shared fundamental values such as democracy, freedom of expression and tolerance. Right now, Indonesia is making great investments for the future in fields such as infrastructure and energy. This is a most exciting development. It is also an opportunity to us to work together to find innovative and sustainable solutions." WIDODO AND KING CARL XVI GUSTAF WALKING OUT OF NEWS CONFERENCE
- Embargoed: 5th June 2017 10:20
- Keywords: Bogor Swedish King Widodo Swedish Royals Sweden Indonesia
- Location: BOGOR, WEST JAVA PROVINCE, INDONESIA
- City: BOGOR, WEST JAVA PROVINCE, INDONESIA
- Country: Indonesia
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Royals
- Reuters ID: LVA0036HX6S07
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- Story Text: King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia were given a state welcome by Indonesia's President Joko Widodo at the presidential palace in Bogor on Monday (May 22) for a visit aimed at strengthening bilateral ties.
The royal pair were accompanied by ministers and the representatives of a number of Sweden's largest companies, all of whom joined the King and Widodo for a bilateral meeting and signing ceremony at the colonial-style palace, located 52 km (32 miles) south of Jakarta.
Widodo welcomed the signing of various agreements between the two countries, while the King praised the two countries' "strong commitment" to strengthening bilateral cooperation and said collaboration was based on "shared fundamantal values". They both also mentioned the strengthening of cooperation in creative industries and innovations.
The King and Queen will be in Indonesia for the next two days. Their visit is the first from the Nordic monarchy in the 65 years of established Indonesia-Sweden relations.
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