Golkar Underlines Support for Jokowi in 2019

Sunday, 10 September 2017 , 15:00:00 WIB -

President Joko Widodo is seen giving directions at the National Work Meeting (Rakernas) of the Pro-Jokowi organization, Jakarta, Monday (4/9). (ANTARA)

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – Golkar Party (the Party of Functional Groups) Secretary General, Idrus Marham, has underscored that his party will support President Joko Widodo in the 2019 Presidential Election. He even claims that the party declared their support before the Pro-Jokowi (Projo) movement was established by volunteers.

"Before they were established on 28 July 2016. We had already been promoting our support to the public," he said, Jakarta, Saturday (9/9).

Meanwhile, President Jokowi said in the Pro-Jokowi National Coordination Meeting (Rakernas) III that next year, 2019, is a political year for Indonesia. "When I visit regions, I expect Projo members to be ‘militant’. What I mean by militant is that they are prepared for any situation," he said, Jakarta, Monday (4/9).

Jokowi also revealed that he will determine his partner for Vice President in September 2018.

"Next year is a political year. However, I remind my ministers to focus on working. ‘Work, work work’ as a the government works for the people. No campaigns before the elections!" Jokowi said. (dtc/mag)