Malaysia's PM Najib meets with Indonesian president Joko Widodo

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak attends the 2016 Warriors' Day Ceremonial Celebration in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on July 31, 2016.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak attends the 2016 Warriors' Day Ceremonial Celebration in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on July 31, 2016. PHOTO: EPA

JAKARTA - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at Indonesia's presidential palace on Monday (Aug 1) for an annual consultation ahead of a bilateral meeting between the two sides.

Datuk Seri Najib and his delegation were welcomed on arrival by Mr Joko before the two leaders sat down for a meeting, the New Straits Times reported.

A bilateral meeting between the delegations of both countries was set to take place after.

The paper said the two sides would discuss issues of mutual concern, including economic cooperation, migrant labour, transboundary haze, and the energy sector.

Mr Najib is in Jakarta for a three-day working visit from Aug 1 to 3.

He will also attend the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) on Tuesday, where he is expected to deliver a keynote address.