Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's eldest son Gibran Rakabuming visited Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri's home in Central Jakarta on Thursday, October 24, 2019.
"We discussed various issues. I talked about the current situation in Solo. I also explained my intention to run as Solo mayor," Gibran told reporters after the meeting.
Gibran denied rumors that said he will run as an independent candidate. He clarified the rumors during his meeting with the PDI-P leader.
"I have become a PDI-P member. I want to do it through PDI-P," Gibran said.
Gibran revealed that he has met with a number of PDI-P figures, including current Solo Mayor FX Hadi Rudyatmo. He officially joined PDI-P last month.
"It is not unusual. I have to meet with senior PDI-P figures," Gibran stated.