Kalla Praises Peaceful Jakarta Election

Dheri Agriesta    •    15 Februari 2017 13:22 WIB
regional election
Kalla Praises Peaceful Jakarta Election
Vice President Jusuf Kalla (Photo: MTVN/Dheri Agriesta)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Vice President Jusuf Kalla has praised the Jakarta gubernatorial election as peaceful.

"It is peaceful," Kalla said in Jakarta on Wednesday.

Kalla voted at polling station 03 in Pulo, South Jakarta. The Golkar politician arrived at the polling station at around 9 AM.

"Jakarta residents are peaceful," Kalla stated.

The Jakarta gubernatorial election is competed by incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama-Djarot Saiful Hiday, Anies Baswedan-Sandiaga Uno and Agus Yudhoyono-Sylviana Murni.

The country held simultaneous regional elections today. Seven provinces, 18 cities and 76 regencies staged regional elections.