Earlier during the day, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono met Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt for discussions. Topics on the agenda included bilateral relations between Sweden and Indonesia, with a particular focus on trade and investments. Sweden and Indonesia's commitment to drawing up new global sustainability goals within the UN and current foreign policy issues were also discussed.
Indonesia is the world's fourth most populous country and the world's largest Muslim country, and has experienced average annual growth of around six percent in recent years.
The King visited Indonesia in February 2012 in his capacity as Honorary Chairman of the World Scout Foundation, and met President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on that occasion.