Orchid named after the Jokowis

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana with the Dendrobium Iriana Jokowi, an orchid named after them, during their visit to the National Orchid Garden yesterday morning. With them is National Parks Board deputy chief executive officer L
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana with the Dendrobium Iriana Jokowi, an orchid named after them, during their visit to the National Orchid Garden yesterday morning. With them is National Parks Board deputy chief executive officer Leong Chee Chiew. Mr Joko, who left Singapore yesterday, was on a two-day state visit, during which he met President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. He also witnessed the signing of memoranda of understanding on cooperation in youth and sports development, and collaboration in business and e-government.

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