Jokowi congratulates new M'sian PM Ismail Sabri

JAKARTA (Bernama): Indonesian President Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, sent a congratulatory message to Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob after he was sworn in as Malaysia’s ninth Prime Minister by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Saturday (Aug 21).

The message was sent via Jokowi's Twitter account @jokowi.

"Warmest congratulations Your Excellency Ismail Sabri Yaakob@IsmailSabri60 on your appointment as the 9th Prime Minister of Malaysia.

"Ready to continue working together to strengthen Indonesia-Malaysia bilateral relations," said Jokowi on Saturday night.

The Bera MP took his oath of office before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at Istana Negara earlier Saturday. - Bernama

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