Jakarta: President and Vice President-elect Joko Widodo (Jokowi) -Ma'ruf Amin will be inaugurated on Sunday 20 October 2019. Jokowi is said to want the inauguration to be simple.
"President Jokowi requested that the event should be held in a simple way," said National Coordinator of Jokowi Volunteers Poros Benhil, Aznil Tan in Jakarta, Thursday, October 10, 2019.
According to Aznil, this was conveyed through the Chief of Presidential Staff (KSP) Moeldoko in a meeting preparing for the Jokowi-Ma'ruf inauguration celebration. Around 40 volunteer representatives attended the meeting that took place at the KSP Office on Wednesday 9 October 2019.
Aznil said that the welcoming ceremony of Jokowi-Ma'ruf inauguration celebration was agreed upon at the Merdeka Palace in Central Jakarta. The welcoming route starts from the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout (Bunderan HI) to the front of the Merdeka Palace.
"The highlight of the event was centered in front of the Palace. Jokowi together with Ma'ruf Amin planned to make a speech," explained Aznil.
Aznil stressed this celebration was for the Indonesian people for the completion of the 2019 Elections in a democratic, honest and fair manner. To also express the people's happiness that Jokowi will continue his leadership for the 2019-2024 period.
"The welcoming ceremony of Jokowi-Ma'ruf also brought a message of unity to embody Indonesia Maju," he said.