Jokowi and Suga Discussed Covid-19 Pandemic Management

Jokowi and Suga Discussed Covid-19 Pandemic Management
20 October 2020 -

In a bilateral meeting held at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga discussed cooperation in managing Covid-19 Pandemic. Indonesia appreciated Japan’s commitment and contribution in establishing the ASEAN Covid-19 Response Fund. “I also invite Japan to strengthen health governance in the region to deal with future pandemics, including the establishment of the ASEAN Center for Public Health Emergency and Emerging Disease,” said Jokowi.

The Feasibility Study on the Establishment of “ASEAN Centre for Public Health Emergencies and Emerging Diseases” is currently on-going and supported by the Government of Japan through Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF).