Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo plans to visit Turkey on July 6 to develop partnership in strategic industries and economy between the two nations.

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said the two countries plan to have a number of bilateral agendas and to launch negotiation for an Indonesia-Turkey Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

At the proposal of Indonesia, the cooperation programme will be applied to trade in goods. After that, the two nations will start with trade in services and others.

According to the minister, Indonesia and Turkey will also conduct cooperation in the development of strategic industries and counter-terrorism.

She stated that Turkey is one of the important partners of Indonesia as common countries with majority Muslim population and common members of various international organizations such as G20, the Organization of Islamic Conference, and others.

After Turkey, President Widodo will travel to Germany to attend a G20 meeting in Hamburg from July 7-8.-VNA