President Jokowi to Begin East Java Working Visit

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 6 September 2018
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President Jokowi welcomed by East Java Governor Soekarwo at Juanda International Airport, Surabaya, Thursday (6/9). (Photo by: BPMI)

President Jokowi welcomed by East Java Governor Soekarwo at Juanda International Airport, Surabaya, Thursday (6/9). (Photo by: BPMI)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Thursday (6/9) morning at around 08.20 WIB (West Indonesian Time) and his entourage departed to East Java Province for a working visit.

Deputy to Presidential Secretariat Chief for Protocol, Press, and Media Affairs Bey Machmudin in his press release said that the President was scheduled to give a public lecture while attending the inauguration of the National Working Meeting of the Educational Institution Development Board of the Indonesian Teachers Union (PGRI) at Hasta Brata Stadium, PGRI Adi Buana University, Surabaya.

Afterwards, President Jokowi is also scheduled to visit kiai (religious leaders), ulama (muslim scholars), santri (Islamic students) and walisantri (parents of santri) at the Amanatul Ummah Islamic Boarding School in Kembang Belor Village, Pacet Sub-district, Mojokerto Regency.

The President is also slated to distribute 5,000 land certificates to residents in the Surabaya, Sidoarjo, Mojokerto, and Gresik in Jatim Expo, Surabaya.

“Before returning to Jakarta, the President will also visit the Bumi Shalawat Progressive Islamic Boarding School, Sidoarjo Regency,” Bey said, adding that the visit to school marks the end of President Jokowi’s working visits in the province.

The President and his entourage are scheduled to return to Jakarta later in the evening.

Joining President Jokowi during the visit were Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko, and Presidential Special Staff Abdul Ghofar Rozin. (BPMI Setpres/ES) (GWH/EP/Naster)

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