President Jokowi: Keep Asian Games Momentum in Asian Para Games

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 2 Oktober 2018
Category: News
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President Jokowi accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla leads a Limited Meeting on the Preparation of the 2018 Asian Para Games, at the Presidential Office, Jakarta, Tuesday (2/10). (Photo by: JAY/ PR Division)

President Jokowi accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla leads a Limited Meeting on the Preparation of the 2018 Asian Para Games, at the Presidential Office, Jakarta, Tuesday (2/10). (Photo by: JAY/ PR Division)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has instructed his Cabinet and the Indonesia Asian Para Games Organizing Committee (INAPGOC) to organize the 2018 Asian Para Games as successfully as the 2018 Asian Games, which was held on 18 August – 2 September.

“I have instructed the INAPGOC, ministers, and head of institutions who are responsible in the organization of Asian Para Games to check and  monitor the progress including the preparation on the ground,” President Jokowi said in his remarks at a limited meeting on the Preparation of the 2018 Asian Para Games, at the Presidential Office, Jakarta, Tuesday (2/10).

According to the President, the 2018 Asian Para Games must be organized successfully so that Indonesia as the host can provide the best services to athletes and officials from 42 countries from across Asia.

Also attending in the meeting were Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto, Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut B. Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi, Chairman of Indonesia Asian Para Games Organizing Committee (INAPGOC) Raja Sapta Oktohari, Chief of National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Senny Marbun, Chef de Mission (CDM) of Asian Para Games Agung Arminsyah, and other ministers of the Working Cabinet. (RAF/MAY/EN/JAY/OJI/ES) (RAS/EP/Naster)

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