Amid the Residents Greeting, President Jokowi Trying the Production Harvest Tool of Pinrang
Date 6 November 2014
After visiting Sidrap, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) accompanied by First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo continue working visit to Pinrang, South Sulawesi (Sulawesi), Wednesday (5/11).
At 15:30 local time, the President Jokowi and his entourage arrived in the village of Barangpalie, District of Lanrisang, Pinrang, to do main harvest.
The communities rollicking want to see President Jokowi directly. They use compact cameras and phone cell cameras to capture the moment.
On that occasion, President Jokowi symbolically laid the first stone of irrigation construction and pleased to make a main harvest. President Jokowi also took time to try the rice milling, Candue, in that place, which is made by local residents Pinrang. The President seemed very enthusiastic about the tool.
Before leaving the village Barangpalie, District of Lanrisang, Pinrang, Jokowi call the Minister of Agriculture, Amrah Sulaiman and give instruction that the work of the nation’s children need to be considered.
Enthusiastic of community in welcoming the President, not just in the around of the President, but some of them on a truck of rice in order to see the President from a considerable distance.
President about 45 minutes being in the village, on a stretch of ??2,500 hectares rice area. In the working visit, the President accompanied by First Lady Iriana Jokowi Widodo, Minister of Agriculture Amran Sulaiman, Governor of South Sulawesi Yasin Limpo.
After main harvest, the President and his entourage then traveled reverted to Sidrap, and then to Makassar by helicopter. (Ira/Humas Setkab/ES)