President Jokowi in North Sumatra for Working Visit
President Joko Jokowi Widodo on Saturday (29/12) began a working visit in North Sumatra Province.
The President and his entourage departed from the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force Base Jakarta by the Indonesian-1 Presidential Aircraft at 09.50 Western Indonesian Time.
The President arrived at the Kualanamu International Airport, Deli Serdang Regency at 11.50 Western Indonesian Time, and was welcomed by Governor of North Sumatra Edy Rahmayadi, Regional Military Commander I/Bukit Barisan Maj. Gen. MS Fadhilah, and North Sumatra Regional Police Chief Inspector General Agus Andrianto.
The President and his entourage then went straight to Langkat Regency to have cordial meetings with Sheikh Haji Hasyim Al-Syarwani Tuan Guru Babussalam.
Later in the evening, the President is slated to attend the 2018 National Christmas Celebration at the T Rizal Noordin Multipurpose Building, Deli Serdang Regency. Afterwards, The President and his entourage will return to Jakarta using the Indonesian-1 Presidential Airplane through the Kualanamu International Airport, Deli Serdang Regency.
Joining the President during the visit were Minister of State Pratikno, Head of Presidential Secretariat Heru Budi Hartono, Military Secretary to the President Trisno Hendradi, Special Staff to the President Ari Dwipayana and Siti Ruhaini Dzuhayatin.
(Bureau of Press, Media, and Information of Presidential Secretariat/EN)
Translated by: Muhardi
Edited by: M. Ersan Pamungkas