President Jokowi to Inaugurate Bridges, Bus Terminals in C. Java
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and the First Lady Ibu Iriana Joko Widodo Tuesday (1/2) kicked off a working visit to Purworejo regency, East Java province.
The Head of State and his entourage took off from Adi Soemarmo air force base in Boyolali regency onboard the Air Force’s Super Puma Helicopter at around 06.35 Western Indonesia Time.
Upon arrival at the Sarwo Edhie Wibowo Sport Hall’s helipad in Purworejo regency, President Jokowi and the First Lady visited Purworejo traditional market to ensure staple food price stability.
At the market, the President and the First Lady were warmly welcomed by residents and local traders. The First Lady was also seen buying some vegetables including chili, bitter melon, and cucumber.
After inspecting the market, President Jokowi was slated to visit Purworejo bus terminal to officially inaugurate the bus terminal as well as to symbolically inaugurate other three bus terminal, namely Mendolo bus terminal in Wonosobo regeny, Purboyo bus terminal in Madiun city, and Patria bus terminal in Blitar city.
President Jokowi was also scheduled to visit Cilacap regency.
The President was slated to inspect the Jeruklegi Refuse-derived Fuel Integrated Waste Management Facility (TPST RDF), inspect rice supply at the Gumilir Bulog Warehouse as well as hand over the Government Rice Reserves’ food assistance to beneficiaries in the regency.
President Jokowi was also scheduled to hand over land certificates at the Premium Pertamina Tennis Indoor Hall in Cilacap regency. In the afternoon, the President was slated to visit Banyumas regency.
In Banyumas regency, President Jokowi was scheduled to visit Tajum Margasana bridge to officially inaugurate the bridge as well as to symbolically inaugurate other two bridges, namely Tajum Karangbawang bridge and Jurug B Surakarta-Karang Anyar bridge.
Furthermore, President Jokowi will meet farmers from all over Central Java province at the Purwokerto Satria Sport Hall in the regency. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat) (AP/EP)