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Malaysia's Muhyiddin to meet Jokowi on inaugural foreign trip

Leaders expected to discuss green lane travel plans and palm oil issues

Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, right, is traveling to Jakarta to meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo. (Source photos by Kyodo and Reuters) 

KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA -- Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin began a two-day visit to Indonesia on Thursday, his first overseas trip since assuming leadership after ousting former leader Mahathir Mohamad in a political coup a year ago.

A bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo is on the agenda. Muhyiddin could use the trip to boost his reputation at a time when he is believed to have lost the confidence of Malaysia's parliament.

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