INTRODUCTION: Indonesia's Minister of Industry, General Mohamed Jusuf, has flown to Britain on a special visit to deliver a personal message of goodwill from President Suharto to King Khaled of Saudi Arabia.
SV INTERIOR Indonesian Minister of Industry, General Mohamed Jusuf enters and greets King Khaled at home in London, U.K., followed by other members of delegation
SV PAN ALONG Indonesian delegation TO King Khaled
SCU King Khaled seated PAN TO Jusuf
SV PAN FROM Saudi officials TO King Khaled and Jusuf talking
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Background: INTRODUCTION: Indonesia's Minister of Industry, General Mohamed Jusuf, has flown to Britain on a special visit to deliver a personal message of goodwill from President Suharto to King Khaled of Saudi Arabia. The King is convalescing at his London home after a hip operation at a private hospital in the British capital.
SYNOPSIS: General Jusuf flew to London from Jeddah, the Saudi Arabian capital, where he was on an official visit to discuss financial aid for various projects in Indonesia. President Suharto's message to King Khaled wished him well after his operation, and expressed gratitude for the good relations between two nations.
In his message, President Suharto said he would like the relations to be 'further fostered'. Recently, Saudi Arabia financed a fertiliser factory and a road-building project in Indonesia. Details of the further aid sought by General Jusuf were not released. Following his brief stop in Britain, the Indonesian Minister was to fly to Japan on an official visit to discuss other industrial topics before returning home.