Jakarta: The Functional Groups (Golkar) Party's National Congress is set to be held on December 4-6, 2019.
According to Golkar Party chairman Airlangga Hartarto, this agreement was made during a plenary meeting.
"The National Conference will be held on December 4,5 and 6 in Jakarta," the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs said at Golkar Headquarters on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Golkar party will hold several events ahead of the National Congress. It will commemorate its 55th anniversary on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. It will also organize a national leadership meeting (rapimnas) on November 14-15, 2019.
Minister of Industry Agus Gumiwang will chair the rapimnas. In the meantime, Melchias Markus Mekeng will lead the organizing commitee. "Pak Ibnu Munzir will oversee the steering committee," Airlangga said.
A plenary meeting was held at at the Golkar Headquarters in West Jakarta on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo (Bamsoet) did not attend the meeting. Bamsoet was widely rumored to become Airlangga's competitor in the upcoming Golkar chairman election.