President Jokowi Inspects Bulak Fishermen’s Village in Surabaya
During his working visit to East Java province, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (04/20) inspected Fishermen’s Village of Bulak in the provincial capital of Surabaya. The President was welcomed by Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Sakti Wahyu Trenggono at the location.
President Jokowi also had a dialogue with the representatives of fishermen forum. In the dialogue, the representatives , among others, conveyed their requests to the President related to breakwaters.
“They asked for a breakwater and I will immediately send a team from PU (Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing) here,” President Jokowi said.
On the occasion, the President also distributed the Direct Cash Assistance (BLT) to the fishermen.
Also accompanying President Jokowi on the event were Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Minister of SOEs Erick Thohir, Minister of Social Affairs Tri Rismaharini, Governor of East Java Khofifah Indar Parawansa, and Mayor of Surabaya Eri Cahyadi. (BPMI SETPRES/UN) (GWH/HD/LW)