Jokowi receives new party leaders

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) – President Joko Widodo met for lunch with new political party leaders at the State Palace in Bogor, West Java, on Saturday.

“These young people are currently at the high level of party leadership. They bring new ideas, spirit, and vigor to our political life,” he said, showing pictures of the party leaders from Perindo, PSI, and PKPI that he had uploaded in his Facebook account.

“I have received information about the nation and the state from the young politicians,” he noted, showing the pictures of Hary Tanoesoedibyo from Perindo, Grace Natalie from PSI, and Diaz Hendropriyono from PKPI.

On Monday (July 23) Jokowi, as the president is called, met Megawati Soekarnoputri as chief of PDIP, Surya Paloh (Nasdem), Airlangga Hartarto (Golkar), Romahurmuzy (PPP), Muhaimin Iskandar (PKB), and Oesman Sapta Odang (Hanura).

These parties support Jokowi in his bid for seeking reelection in the election scheduled to be held in April next year.

So far, Jokowi has not decided who would be his running mate for the election.

Natalie noted that the number of candidates for Jokowis running mate has been shortlisted.

“There has not been a definitive name yet, but the number has been shortlisted to only a few,” she said in a press release.

She did not disclose the names of candidates but hoped it would be revealed soon.

Regarding the meeting, she remarked that Jokowi looked modest, bright, and very healthy. “I saw an aura of optimism and triumph on his face,” she explained.

Natalie stated that besides talking about his ideal running mate, they discussed a lot about various developments that have been made and also the improvements that are still to be made.

Source: ANTARA News

Jokowi receives new party leaders

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) – President Joko Widodo met for lunch with new political party leaders at the State Palace in Bogor, West Java, on Saturday.

“These young people are currently at the high level of party leadership. They bring new ideas, spirit, and vigor to our political life,” he said, showing pictures of the party leaders from Perindo, PSI, and PKPI that he had uploaded in his Facebook account.

“I have received information about the nation and the state from the young politicians,” he noted, showing the pictures of Hary Tanoesoedibyo from Perindo, Grace Natalie from PSI, and Diaz Hendropriyono from PKPI.

On Monday (July 23) Jokowi, as the president is called, met Megawati Soekarnoputri as chief of PDIP, Surya Paloh (Nasdem), Airlangga Hartarto (Golkar), Romahurmuzy (PPP), Muhaimin Iskandar (PKB), and Oesman Sapta Odang (Hanura).

These parties support Jokowi in his bid for seeking reelection in the election scheduled to be held in April next year.

So far, Jokowi has not decided who would be his running mate for the election.

Natalie noted that the number of candidates for Jokowis running mate has been shortlisted.

“There has not been a definitive name yet, but the number has been shortlisted to only a few,” she said in a press release.

She did not disclose the names of candidates but hoped it would be revealed soon.

Regarding the meeting, she remarked that Jokowi looked modest, bright, and very healthy. “I saw an aura of optimism and triumph on his face,” she explained.

Natalie stated that besides talking about his ideal running mate, they discussed a lot about various developments that have been made and also the improvements that are still to be made.

Source: ANTARA News