President Jokowi Kicks Off West Papua Working Visit

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 4 Oktober 2021
Category: News
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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo arrives at Domine Eduard Osok International Airport, Sorong City, West Papua, Sunday (03/10). (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Kris)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday (04/10) started his working visit in West Papua province by visiting Klamesen Subdistrict, Sorong regency, to plant corn seeds.

Afterwards, the President is scheduled to inspect the COVID-19 vaccination for students, general public, and the elderly at the Special Raider Battalion 762/VYS Building, East Sorong district, Sorong city.

The President is also scheduled to give directives to the Regional Leadership Communication Forum (Forkopimda) throughout West Papua province held at the Sorong Mayor’s Office.

In the afternoon, the President and his limited entourage will head to Domine Eduard Osok International Airport, Sorong city, to head back to Jakarta.

For the record, in a series of his working visit, President Jokowi has been in Papua province since Friday (01/10). On Saturday (02/10), the President inspected and inaugurated several sporting event venues to be used for the 20th National Games (PON) 2021 at Papua Bangkit (Papua Rises Up) Stadium, Jayapura regency.

The President also conducted a groundbreaking for the Papua Youth Creative Hub in Abepura district, Jayapura city. The President also inaugurated the 20th Papua PON 2021 at the Lukas Enembe Stadium, Jayapura regency

On Sunday (03/10), the Head of State inaugurated the Mopah’s airport new terminal and the Sota Integrated Cross Border POst (PLBN) as well as inspected the Sota Market in Merauke regency.

During his working visit, the President also inaugurated General L.B. Moerdani Hospital in Margamulya district. In addition, the Head of State also inspected the COVID-19 vaccination drive for the general public and students held at the Regent’s Office yard, Merauke regency.

Concluding the series of working visits in Merauke, the President visited the wushu sports venues of the 20th Papua PON Merauke cluster and watched the wushu match at Head Sai Sports Arena. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/UN) (RIF/MUR)

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