05 June 2015 – Jakarta Governor Ir. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama warmly received Philippine Ambassador to Indonesia Maria Lumen B. Isleta during the latter’s courtesy call on May 15.

Ambassador Isleta briefed Governor Purnama on the growing bilateral relations between the Philippines and Indonesia.  She also thanked the City of Jakarta for hosting many Filipinos who are well-appreciated by Indonesians for their expertise and knowledge.

Ambassador Isleta also conveyed the Embassy’s compliance with Jakarta’s regulation on minimum wage increase this year.  Governor Purnama expressed his appreciation for the Embassy's support.

The two officials expressed interest in pursuing potential areas of cooperation. END