Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Liu Weimin announces at the regular press conference:
At the invitation of President Hu Jintao, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of the Republic of Indonesia will pay a state visit to China from March 22 to 24.
China-Indonesia relations are in good shape. Since the establishment of China-Indonesia strategic partnership in 2005, the two countries have maintained close high-level exchanges, constantly enhanced political mutual trust and made substantial progress in exchanges and cooperation in business, defence, security, culture and other fields. Chinese leaders look forward to exchanging views with President Susilo in an extensive and in-depth manner on bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of common interest in a bid to actively promote practical cooperation in all fields and deepen China-Indonesia strategic partnership.