Djarot Hints PDIP will Support Ahok

Intan fauzi    •    19 September 2016 18:31 WIB
regional election
Djarot Hints PDIP will Support Ahok
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and Jakarta Vice Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat (Photo:MI/Panca Syurkani)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) will announce its candidate in the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. 

Jakarta Vice Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat hinted the party will support the incumbent pair.

Incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) is considered as the srongest candidate in the election. He is currently supported by three political parties.

"God willing," Djarot said at the Jakarta City hall on Monday, September 19, 2016.

"We will also discuss about registration tomorrow,"  the PDIP politician stated.

The election will be held on February 15, 2017. Meanwhile, the registration will begin later this week.


(WAH)