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Ambassador Meets Jakarta Governor “Jokowi” for Courtesy Call

U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel met with Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo (Jokowi) for a January 9 courtesy call. The Ambassador congratulated Jokowi on his election and discussed opportunities for cooperation between the United States and Jakarta. Jokowi outlined his priorities for improving Jakarta. Ambassador Marciel noted that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is already active in supporting the Breathe Easy Jakarta program to address air pollution and expressed the hope that cooperation would expand in other areas. [U.S. State Dept.]

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Taken on January 9, 2013