President Jokowi in Kalimantan for Working Visit
Date 18 Desember 2019
As part of his working visit in East Kalimantan province on Wednesday (18/12), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo began his agenda by holding a meeting with reporters at Novotel Hotel in Balikpapan, the capital of East Kalimantan province.
The President was then scheduled to inaugurate a number of projects in Balikpapan, including Final Waste Disposal Area (TPA) in Manggar, water processing installation in Teritip, and a dam.
Furthermore, President Jokowi and his entourage headed to Banjarbaru in the neighboring South Kalimantan province from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan International Airport, Banjarmasin at around 10.50 Central Indonesian Time (WITA).
Upon his arrival, he was scheduled to inspect and inaugurate the new terminal of Syamsudin Noor International Airport. After the terminal inauguration, the President left for Juwata Tarakan International Airport in North Kalimantan province.
The President continued his agenda by handing over land certificates to the people. Afterwards, the President was scheduled to meet with local figures, customary leaders, and religious leaders in North Kalimantan province.
The President will spend the night in Tarakan to continue his series of work agenda the next day. (UN / MAY / AGG / ES)
Translated by: Syarifah Aisyah
Reviewed by: Muhardi
Proofread by: M. Ersan Pamungkas