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President Jokowi receives Toyota Motor executives

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received Toyota Motor Corporation executives led by the companys president, Akio Toyoda, at Merdeka State Palace here on Monday.

“In 2015, Jokowi visited Toyota in Japan, and today we have presented a report on the several commitments of Toyota in Indonesia,” PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesias (TMMIN) deputy president director Warih Andang Tjahjono said after the meeting.

He stated that Toyota has expressed its commitment to continue to participate and contribute to the development of automotive industry in Indonesia through investment, exports, manpower, and human resource development.

Tjahjono was introduced to the president as the new president director of TMMIN. He would replace Masahiro Nonami starting from April 1, 2017.

Warih would be the first local person to be in the top position of the affiliation company of Toyota Manufacturing in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nonami, who had held the post as TMMIN president director since 2010, would take over a new position in TMMIN.

The meeting between the president and Toyota Motor Corporation executives lasted around 30 minutes from 9.35am to 10.15am

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