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Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia on the Ban of This Year’s “Mudik” Friday, 16 April 2021

Date 16 April 2021

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.  Ladies and Gentlemen, Fellow Countrymen, This year’s Ramadan is the second Ramadan amid the COVID-19 pandemic and we still have to keep preventing the spread of COVID-19 disease from spreading any further. Therefore, since earlier the Government has decided to ban Eid homecoming (mudik) this year. This decision is taken over […]

Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at the Opening of the 2021 Hybrid Indonesia International Motor Show, 15 April 2021, from the State Palace, Jakarta

Date 15 April 2021

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim, Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good morning, May peace be upon us all, Om Swastiastu, Namo Buddhaya, Greetings of Virtue. Distinguished Speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) who is also Chairperson of the Indonesia Motor Association (IMI) Bambang Soesatyo; Distinguished Ministers of the Indonesia Onward Cabinet, including Minister of Industry, Minister of Tourism, and Cabinet Secretary; […]

Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia on East Java Earthquake, Sunday, 11 April 2021 at Bogor Presidential Palace in West Java Province

Date 11 April 2021

Reporter What can you say about the earthquake that hit Malang yesterday morning and the aftershock today, Sir? President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo) Yes, I received report from Head of the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) on the earthquake of magnitude 6.1 in East Java province on Saturday afternoon, 10 April […]

Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia during Inspection of Landslide-Affected Area, 9 April 2021 at Adonara, East Flores Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province

Date 9 April 2021

This afternoon I am at Adonara, East Flores Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province after inspecting Lembata Regency in the morning. In East Flores Regency alone, 71 people have died and the search goes on for five people still missing. As with that of Lembata (Regency), the current location will be relocated to another area which […]

Opening Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at the Inauguration of the 9th National Meeting of Indonesian Islamic Da’wah Institute (LDII) on 7 April 2021 from the State Palace, Jakarta

Date 7 April 2021

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim, Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Distinguished Ministers of the Indonesia Onward Cabinet, Minister of Religious Affairs, Minister of State Secretary, Distinguished Chairs and Members of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia, Distinguished Chair of Central Management Board of the Indonesian Islamic Da’wah Institute (LDII) Chriswanto Santoso, Distinguished religious leaders and ulema, Advisory Board […]

Introductory Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at Limited Meeting on Disaster Management in West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara Provinces (Through Video Conference) on 6 April 2021 from Merdeka Palace, Jakarta

Date 6 April 2021

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim, Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good morning, May peace be upon us all. Distinguished Vice President, Ladies and Gentlemen, For the past week, many regions in Indonesia have seen extreme weather triggered by Tropical Cyclone Seroja with East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara provinces being worst affected. Therefore, this morning let me underscore several matters. […]

Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia on Disasters in East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara Provinces Monday 5 April 2021, at the Courtyard of the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta

Date 5 April 2021

Journalist Pak President, what is your response regarding the disasters occurred in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) provinces due to extreme weather? President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo) Yes. I have received a report from Head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), saying that flash floods and landslides […]

Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at the Inauguration of Serpong-Pamulang Section of Serpong-Cinere Toll Road and Cengkareng-Batuceper-Kunciran Toll Road on Thursday, 1 April 2021, at Pamulang Toll Gate in South Tangerang, Banten Province

Date 1 April 2021

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good morning, May Peace be Upon Us All. Honorable Ministers of the Indonesia Onward Cabinet; Honorable Minister of Public Works and Public Housing, Cabinet Secretary; Honorable Governor of Banten Province, Mayor of South Tangerang City, Mayor of Tangerang City, Head of Regional Military Command, Head of Regional Police; Ladies and Gentlemen, […]

Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia during the Commemoration of National Dharma Santi Nyepi (Day of Silence) and New Year of Saka 1943, Saturday, 27 March 2021, from the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta

Date 27 Maret 2021

Om Swastiastu. Honorable Ministers of Indonesia Onward Cabinet; Honorable Dharma Adhyaksa, the Sulinggih and Pinandita; Honorable Chairperson of the Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia Central Executive Board; Honorable Governor of Special Region of Yogyakarta; Honorable Hindus across the country; Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Esteemed Guests; First and foremost, on behalf of the Government and on my […]

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