President Jokowi Begins Bintan Working Visit

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 25 Januari 2022
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President Jokowi accompanied by Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung and other ministers goes for morning jog at a beach in Bintan, Riau Islands province (01/25) (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Tuesday (01/25) did morning exercise with Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, and Governor of Riau Islands Ansar Ahmad in the area of the Sanchaya Resort Bintan in Bintan regency, Riau Islands province.

In this resort, the Head of State is slated to hold a tête-à-tête meeting with Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong. Both leaders will also chair a bilateral meeting as well as witness the signing of a number of agreements and MoUs between the two countries.

After the meeting with PM Lee Hsien Loong, President Jokowi is slated to inspect mass COVID-19 vaccination drive at the Community Center Building in Teluk Sebong district, Bintan regency. The vaccination drive in the regency aims to administer booster vaccines for the elderly and the second dose of vaccines for children [aged 6-11].

Afterwards, the President will visit an aluminum producer PT Bintan Alumina Indonesia at the Galang Batang Special Economic Zone in Bintan regency to release the first export of smelter grade alumina in 2022.

President Jokowi is also scheduled to distribute cash assistance for market and street vendors in Taman Batu 10 of Bintan Center Market in Tanjung Pinang city before heading to the Raja Haji Fisabilillah airport to return to Jakarta. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/UN) (AP/MMB)

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