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Indonesian President leaves for G20 meeting

2009-09-23 14:40 BJT

JAKARTA, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhyono left Jakarta on Wednesday for Pitssburg, the United States, to attend G20 summit on Friday and Saturday, an official of the Presidential Palace said.

President Susilo, accompanied by First Lady Ani Yudhoyono, departed with Finance Minister and Acting Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Trade Minister Mari Elka Pangestu, and Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) chairman M.S. Hidayat, the official said.

At the G20 meeting, the president is scheduled to deliver a speech about the importance of a common agenda on fighting the impact of the climate change.

On Sunday, the president will visit Harvard University in Boston and give a speech on the necessity of religious harmony.

Editor: Du Xiaodan | Source: Xinhua