President Jokowi Sends CNY Wishes
Date 25 Januari 2020
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has sent a Chinese Lunar New Year 2571 greeting to those celebrating it through his official Twitter account @Jokowi.
“May we all prosper, achieve future goals, remain in harmony, and make advancements,” the President said in his tweet.
For the record, the 5th President of the Republic of Indonesia Megawati Soekarnoputri issued Presidential Decree Number 19 of 2002 dated 9 April 2002 which declared Chinese New Year as a national holiday.
According to the Chinese calendar, the Saturday of 25 January 2020 marks the start of the Year of the Rat and the end of the Year of the Pig. (EN)
Translated by: Fairuzzamani Inayatillah
Reviewed by: M. Ersan Pamungkas