Jokowi Visits Maros Regency

Achmad Zulfikar Fazli    •    13 Juli 2017 15:41 WIB
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Jokowi Visits Maros Regency
President Joko Widodo (Photo: the Presidential Secretariat/Kris), Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited Maros traditional market in Maros, South Sulawesi on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

The PDIP politician was accompanied by First Lady Iriana and State Secretary Minister Pratikno. He was welcomed by Maros Regent Hatta Rahman and South Sulawesi Governor Syahrul Yasin Limpo.

"The traditional market has 300 merchants right now. It will have 1,000 merchants in the future,"  Hatta said.

The traditional market was built in 2016. It was completed in early 2017.

The project covers two hectares of land. It costs around Rp7 billion.

"We will plan an expansion. We will prepare an industry area," the Maros regent said.