ASEAN’s 56th Anniversary: President Invites Ambassadors to Experience MRT Service

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 8 Agustus 2023
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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo invites foreign ambassadors to experience the railway-based public transportation MRT service, in Jakarta, Tuesday (08/08). (Photo by: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Rahmat)

On the 56th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Tuesday (08/08) in Jakarta, invited several ASEAN ambassadors and partner countries to experience the railway-based public transportation MRT service.

The President and his entourage boarded the MRT from the Hotel Indonesia (HI) Roundabout Station to the ASEAN Station.

Inside the MRT car, the President engaged in casual conversations with the ambassadors and ASEAN delegates.

Shortly after arriving at the ASEAN Station, the President and the ambassadors headed to the ASEAN building to participate in the celebration of ASEAN’s 56th anniversary.

Prior to boarding the MRT, the President launched the “MRT ASEAN 56 and MRT Ride” Special Edition Jakarta MRT Multiple Roaming Card at the HI Roundabout Station by personally tapping in to mark the launch

The special edition card represents a collaboration between MRT Jakarta and ASEAN, commemorating the 56th ASEAN Day under the theme “56th ASEAN Day: The Epicentrum of Growth.”

Additionally, it also symbolizes the selection of MRT Jakarta as the official transportation partner for Indonesia’s chairmanship of ASEAN this year. (SLN/UN) (RIF/LW)

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