Starting on 11 April 2012. On the occasion of his visit to the Palace of the Republic of Indonesia. British Prime Minister , at the press conference with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Extends an invitation , to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The President welcomed the invitation. It is planned that the President will head to the United Kingdom on 31 October 2012 to 2 November 2012. During the visit the President with First Lady Ani Yudhoyono will be stay at Buckingham Palace. In addition to state visit, the President will hold a bilateral meeting, and met with various groups in the UK. It is a state visit by President of the Republic of Indonesia to the UK the first time after 1979.
Britain relations with Indonesia, since after independence in 1949. In a twisted relationship between the two countries better. Until in 2006, former met with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, towards the establishment of the Forum for the establishment of a regular Indonesia - UK Partnership. To promote strategic promote dialogue on bilateral, global issues and multilateral issues. Then as chairman at Indonesia togetherness forum - the United Kingdom, in 2007, is the British Foreign Secretary, Margaret Beckett and Indonesian Foreign Minister Hasan Wirajuda
British Ambassador to Indonesia, Mark Canning said that the visit of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to the United Kingdom, in addition to meeting invite Queen Elizabeth II, also marks a partnership between the two countries improved. Relations between Indonesia and the UK are better when it can be enhanced to a higher level. Cooperation in various fields such as education, the economy and investment. Coordination of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono with British Prime Minister David Cameron, with the President of Liberia, , a high-level panel led development programs post 2015, appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), also greatly increased the braid relations of Indonesia and the UK. The British government appreciated the progress made in Indonesia. Reforms since 1998 able to turn Indonesia into one of the world's largest democracy with a Muslim majority. And be able to pass through the great crisis in 1998 and managed to turn the Indonesian economy for the better. To successfully become one of the countries have strong economic and join the G-20.
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