President Jokowi Travels to New Capital by Sea

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 25 Oktober 2022
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President Jokowi uses the sea route onboard KRI Escolar-871 from Balikpapan city to Cita Sabut port in North Penajam Paser regency, Tuesday (10/25) (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev).

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)

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