University Rectors to Prepare Questions for Second Presidential Debate

Rizky Dewantara    •    06 Februari 2019 16:13 WIB
political issues (en)
University Rectors to Prepare Questions for Second Presidential Debate
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Bogor: IPB University rector Arif Satria said Wednesdat that he and other chosen university rectors have not yet prepared questions that will be asked during the second presidential debate.

"We haven't started the process. We haven't started any meeting," Arif said.

"During the meeting, we will identify the important issues. After that, we will prepare the questions," he added.

The second presidential debate will take place at Sultan Hotel in Central Jakarta on February 17. The questions will cover infrastructure, natural resources, environment, agriculture and energy

Indonesia will hold the first ever simultaneous general and presidential elections in April 17. Voters will elect the president and lawmakers on the same day.

In order to run for presidency, incumbent President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is endorsed by PDIP, Golkar Party, PKB, PPP, NasDem Party, Hanura Party, PKPI, PBB, Perindo Party and PSI. In the meantime, key opposition leader Prabowo Subianto is supporrted by Gerindra Party, Democratic Party, PAN, PKS and Berkarya Party.


(WAH)