Jakarta, Nov. 25 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) congratulated the newly inaugurated Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim through a telephone call from the Bogor Palace, West Java, Thursday (November 24) evening.

"Representing the government and the Indonesian people, I wish to congratulate Your Excellency's inauguration as the 10th prime minister of Malaysia," the president told Anwar on the phone, as per the statement on Friday.

According to the president, Anwar Ibrahim is a renowned figure in Indonesia and respected by the Indonesian people. He also believed that with Anwar at the helm, bilateral relations between Indonesia and Malaysia would be more prosperous.

"I hope we could meet soon to discuss ways to enhance our bilateral...