PDIP Officially Supports Ahok

Intan fauzi    •    20 September 2016 23:16 WIB
regional election
PDIP Officially Supports Ahok
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (right) and Jakarta Vice Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat (Photo: MI/Arya Manggala)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) has officially thrown its support behind incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) and Vice Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat for the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial race.

PDIP announced the pair at its office in Menteng, Central Jakarta on Monday (9/20) evening. Ahok and Djarot attended the press conference.

"Basuki Tjahaja Purnama as governor candidate and Djarot Saiful Hidayat as vice governor candidate," PDIP secretary general Hasto Kristiyanto said during the press conference.

Previously, Ahok had received supports from National Democrat (Nasdem) Party, People's Conscience (Hanura) Party and Functional Groups (Golkar) Party.

Ahok and Djarot will register at the Jakarta General Election Commission on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. The election will be held on February 15, 2017.




(WAH)