In Pics: PM Modi's Indonesian leg of three-nation tour

To give a fillip to the Act East Policy, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presently on a three-nation visit to maritime neighbours - Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. On the first leg of his visit, he reached the Indonesian capital Jakarta and was given a rousing reception by members of the Indian community. Prime Minister Modi held discussions with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, at Medraka Palace today and took steps for boosting the bilateral relations between the two countries. Addressing a joint press conference, PM Modi said his vision of Security And Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) matches with the maritime fulcrum policy of President Widodo.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Merdeka Palace. Children dressed in Indonesian national attire and waving Indonesian and Indian flags touched the heart of Indian PM as he later acknowledged in a joint press conference today.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (left) welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Merdeka Palace. Children dressed in Indonesian national attire and waving Indonesian and Indian flags touched the heart of Indian PM as he later acknowledged in a joint press conference today. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting guard of honour at the Merdeka Palace. Indonesian President Joko Widodo is also along with him. Photo courtesy: Twitter page of MEA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the guard of honour at the Merdeka Palace. Indonesian President Joko Widodo is also seen along with him. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to the martyrs of Indonesia's freedom struggle at the Kalibata National Heroes Cemetery in Jakarta.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to the martyrs of Indonesia's freedom struggle at the Kalibata National Heroes Cemetery in Jakarta. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signing the visitor's book at the Kalibata National Heroes Cemetery in Jakarta.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signing the visitor's book at the Kalibata National Heroes Cemetery in Jakarta. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo leading the delegation-level talks at Istana Merdeka. The two leaders discussed steps to upgrade the bi-lateral relationship to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.
Modi and Widodo leading the delegation-level talks at Istana Merdeka. The two leaders discussed steps to upgrade the bi-lateral relationship to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
A tete-a-tete between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo going on at Merdeka Palace on bringing the two countries further closer.
A tete-a-tete between PM Modi (left) and President Widodo going on at Merdeka Palace. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
Statement on Shared Vision of India-Indonesia Maritime Cooperation in the Indo Pacific agreed during PM Modi visit to Indonesia. The document, first with any ASEAN country, outlines areas of maritime cooperation and envisages security architecture in Indo Pacific region.
Statement on Shared Vision of India-Indonesia Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific was agreed on during PM Modi's visit to Indonesia. The document, a first with any ASEAN country, outlines areas of maritime cooperation and envisages security architecture in the region. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@MEAIndia
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given an enthusiastic welcome by the members of Indian community in Jakarta.
PM Narendra Modi was given an enthusiastic welcome by the members of the Indian community in Jakarta. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@narendramodi
One of the members of Indian community presenting Valmiki Ramayana to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jakarta. Photo courtesy: Twitter page of PM Narendra Modi
One of the members of Indian community presenting Valmiki Ramayana to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jakarta. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@narendramodi

 

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Ashraf Jamal
Ashraf Jamal – Senior Writer

Ashraf Jamal brings a rare depth to writing equipped with a degree in journalism, a postgraduate degree in political science, and a degree in law from the Allahabad University. His experience includes editing and publishing the Northern India Patrika and writing for Times of India for almost a decade covering just about any topic under the sun including NRIs and Indian diaspora.

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