Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Indonesia from Australia on Wednesday on official visit.
He was welcomed by Indonesian officials including minister, governor, police chief and Afghan diplomats in the hosting country at Halim Pedanakusuma International Airport in the country’s capital Jakarta.
Ghani, who leads a high-level state delegation, will meet with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, his deputy, speaker of the Upper House and Indonesian businessmen, according to a statement from Ghani’s office.
The president will pay a visit to Istiqlal Mosque and will meet with heads of Islamic centres to boost relations and cooperation between Afghanistan and Indonesia.
It is expected that the two sides will sign cooperation agreements on education, agriculture, census, administrative reforms and civil services, science, technology and higher education.
The president is expected to travel to Singapore on Thursday.