Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo received former President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie at the Merdeka Palace in Central Jakarta on Friday.
The former Jakarta governor earlier held a meeting with former President Megawati Soekarnoputri and former Vice President Try Sutrisno on Tuesday. The media-savvy politician then met with PAN chairman Zulkifli Hasan and Democratic Party joint task command head Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono on Wednesday.
The General Elections Commission (KPU) concluded the vote recapitulation process at the national level on early Tuesday morning. KPU named the incumbent as the winner of the 2019 presidential race.
According to the election agency, the incumbent gathered 85,607,362 votes or 55.5 percent of the votes. On the other hand, his rival Prabowo Subianto collected 68,650,239 votes or 45.5 percent of the votes.
Indonesia held the first ever simultaneous general and presidential elections on April 17. Voters elected the president, vice president as well as members of national and local legislative bodies on the same day.
In order to run for presidency, Jokowi was endorsed by PDI Perjuangan, Golkar Party, PKB, PPP, NasDem Party, Hanura Party, PKPI, PBB and PSI. In the meantime, Prabowo was supported by Gerindra Party, Democratic Party, PKS, PAN and Berkarya Party.