President Jokowi Travels to New Capital by Sea
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Tuesday (10/25) inspected the Nusantara Capital City (IKN).
The President and his entourage used the sea route onboard Indonesian Navy patrol ship KRI Escolar-871 from Balikpapan city to Cita Sabut port in North Penajam Paser regency.
The trip via land route took two hours, while the trip via sea route took one hour.
During the trip, President Jokowi and his entourage crossed the Pulau Balang bridge connecting Balikpapan city and the IKN.
“We travelled along the logistic route to the IKN,” the President stated. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/UN) (AP/HD/EP)