Golkar Party Maintains Its Support for Jokowi's Administration

LB Ciputri Hutabarat    •    18 Desember 2017 14:34 WIB
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Golkar Party Maintains Its Support for Jokowi's Administration
Golkar Party chairman Airlangga Hartarto (Photo:MI/Adam Dwi)

Jakarta: Golkar Party has reiterated its endorsement for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in the 2019 presidential election.

The position was earlier initiated by previous Golkar Party chairman Setya Novanto. It will be continued by current Golkar Party chairman Airlangga Hartarto. 

"It is Golkar Party's commitment in spite of leadership change," said Golkar Party chaimran Airlangga Hartarto during the national leadership meeting in South Jakarta on Monday morning.

After the national leadership meeting, Golkar Party will hold the extraordinary national congress. According to the agenda, President Jokowi will attend the extraordinary national congress.

"Golkar Party will support Pak Jokowi's current administration" he added.

The industry minister was temporarily appointed as new Golkar Party chairman during a plenary meeting last week. He will be officially elected as new Golkar Party chairman during the extraordinary national congress this evening.


(WAH)