Jokowi Receives MPR Speaker at Palace

Achmad Zulfikar Fazli    •    18 Juli 2017 17:34 WIB
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Jokowi Receives MPR Speaker at Palace
MPR speaker Zulkifli Hasan (Photo: MI/Panca Syurkani), Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" widodo received the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Zulkifli Hasan at the Presidential Palace Complex in Central Jakarta on Tuesday afternoon.

"We offered a number of advises," Zulkifli said.

Zulkifli adressed about the disbandment of the anti-Pancasila mass organizations. He disagreed with the issuance of the Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (PerppU) Number 2/2017 on Mass Organizations.

The Perppu enables the government to ban  anti-Pancasila mass organizations. It amends the existing law regulating mass organizations. 

The Perppu was signed by President Jokowi on July 10. It was announced by the government on July 12.