On the 13th, Indonesian media broadcasted President Joko’s vaccinations against China’s Kexing Company’s new crown vaccine. When meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, President Joko also thanked China for providing vaccines and spoke highly of the results of cooperation in the health field between the two countries during the epidemic. Great attention. Global Times-Global.com reporters exclusively interviewed Zhou Haoli, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to China on January 14. When talking about the cooperation between China and India in the fight against the epidemic, Zhou Haoli said that the two countries have been helping each other since the beginning of the epidemic. This is "seeing the truth in adversity." When commenting on the "President Joko's vaccination in China", he said that this reflects "the close relationship between the leaders of the two countries and between the two peoples."
"I think a lot of things happened during the pandemic last year. From the beginning, we (China and India) helped each other, (this is) see the truth in adversity." Zhou Haoli said that the two countries are in medical equipment, masks and vaccines. Started cooperation and provided assistance when needed. "We look forward to better cooperation in 2021." Zhou Haoli said.
When talking about President Joko's live broadcast of Chinese vaccination on Indonesian media, Zhou Haoli said that this not only reflects the close relationship between the leaders of the two countries, but also reflects the close relationship between the two peoples. "Of course, because of the mutual trust between leaders and people, we welcome vaccines from China. With the help of Chinese vaccines, we are confident to defeat the new crown epidemic." He said.
On the morning of the 13th local time, Indonesian President Joko received the first shot of the new crown vaccine at the Presidential Palace as scheduled. This shot is a product from China's Kexing Biopharmaceutical Company. Representatives from religious circles, business circles, and health departments witnessed this historical moment together. The injection was also broadcast live on the Internet platform, and many Indonesians watched live videos online.
On the same day, Joko Widodo met with visiting State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Jakarta. Wang Yi said that the two countries have successfully carried out Phase III clinical trials of the new crown vaccine and emergency use of the vaccine, which has become a model of vaccine cooperation between regional countries and developing countries.
Joko said that the current relationship between Indonesia and China is developing well. During the epidemic, cooperation in the field of health has achieved remarkable results. The vaccine provided by China has arrived in Indonesia. I became the first vaccinator in Indonesia. I am grateful to China for its support. Indonesia is willing to strengthen cooperation with China, accelerate the docking of development strategies, and actively promote cooperation in key projects such as the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail. It is hoped that the two sides will further deepen exchanges and cooperation in trade, investment, finance, and humanities. Indonesia is willing to work with China to practice multilateralism and promote regional peaceful development.