China pledges to make Indonesia a regional Covid-19 vaccine production hub


Caption In this photo released by Indonesian Foreign Ministry, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, poses for photographers with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi during their meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. - AP

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN): China has pledged to work with Indonesia to make South-east Asia's most populous country a regional vaccine production hub and said continued trade and investment cooperation would fuel speedy economic recovery for both nations after the Covid-19 pandemic.

"China and Indonesia will work together to defeat this virus... China is prepared to continue (vaccine) production cooperation with Indonesia... and will support Indonesia to become a regional production hub of vaccines," Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said in a joint press briefing with Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi in Jakarta.

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