PDIP Reiterates Support for Ahok

Al Abrar    •    16 November 2016 16:00 WIB
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PDIP Reiterates Support for Ahok
Trimedya Panjaitan (Photo:Antara/Wahyu Putro)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: PDIP will continue to support incumbet Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) in the Jakarta gubernatorial election.

The Police named Ahok as a suspect in a blasphemy case this morning. They also decided to prevent Ahok from travelling abroad.

"We will not change," said PDIP politician Trimedya Panjaitan at the Parliament Complex in Jakarta on Wednesday (11/16).

Trimedya added PDIP will hold internal meeting this afternoon. The political party will discuss the about the issue.

Jakarta will hold gubernatorial election next February. Ahok will compete against Anies Baswedan and Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono.