Duterte to Visit Tanah Abang Market

Desi Angriani    •    08 September 2016 14:51 WIB
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Duterte to Visit Tanah Abang Market
President Joko Widodo (right) and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (Photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: President Joko Widodo plans to welcome Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at Tanah Abang Market on Friday, September 9, 2016.

Duterte is scheduled to visit Indonesia after the ASEAN summits in Vientiane, Laos.

"President Joko Widodo will welcome President Duterte at Tanah Abang Market," Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung told Metrotvnews.com on Thursday (9/8/2016).

Tanah Abang is the larget textile market in Southeast Asia. It is located in West Jakarta near the Presidential Palace.

Jokowi often brings his guests to the market. The PDIP politician is popular for blusukan (impromptu visits to markets and slum areas).