Jakarta: The NasDem Party will announce its leader to the public on Monday, November 11, 2019. NasDem’s chairperson will be announced at the NasDem Congress II and 8th Anniversary at the JI-Expo in Central Jakarta.
"God willing the announcement If on schedule will be announced tomorrow afternoon (today)," said NasDem Faction Chairman Ahmad at Nasdem Congress II at JIExpo Kemayoran, Central Jakarta on Sunday, November 10, 2019.
There is no other name proposed other than Surya Paloh. It is almost certain that Surya Paloh will be re-elected to lead NasDem for the next five years.
Head of Communication and Media for the NasDem Party Willy Aditya said 34 Regional Leadership Council (DPW) members agreed to re-elect Surya as chairman. The recommendations from 34 DPWs will be submitted to the party's upper house.
Surya Paloh said he was grateful to be trusted to return as chairman. Surya is flattered by that notion.
"It means that my fellow politicians still give confidence and trust for me to lead this party," he said.
Surya is aware that the mandate is not easy. Moreover, he is no longer young. He has had a career in politics for decades.
"God willing, maybe I will carry out this mandate as well as possible," he said.