(Singapore 7 June 2023) Chicken Rice is Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s favourite food, according to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

PM Lee, who has recovered from Covid-19 after testing positive twice since last month, made such comments on his Facebook account this evening while welcoming visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

PM Lee Hsien Loong’s Facebook screenshot      Created by Fortune Times

“Delighted to be finally COVID-free so I could catch up with Indonesian Presiden Joko Widodo and his wife Ibu Iriana, over a chicken rice lunch today – one of the President’s favorite local delights in Singapore!” he said.

Mr. Widodo is reportedly scheduled to speak at the Ecosperity Conference, an annual event on sustainable development organized by Temasek.

Lee also said in his post: “Climate change and sustainable development of our cities remain a critical challenge, and we look forward to continuing to partner Indonesia on these issues.”

“Look forward to meeting President Jokowi again when he chairs the next ASEAN Summit later this year.”