President Jokowi Visits Shopping Center in Pekanbaru

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 5 Januari 2023
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President Jokowi, accompanied by Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono, and Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Erick Thohir, visits Living World Mall, Pekanbaru city, Riau province, Wednesday (01/04). (Photo: BPMI Setpres/Laily Rachev)

During his working visit in Riau province, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (01/04) took time to greet residents of Pekanbaru city at Living World Mall located on Soekarno-Hatta street, Pekanbaru city.

Arriving at 08.15 p.m. Western Indonesian Time, the President and his entourage walked into the mall to greet mall visitors on the ground floor and took selfies together.

On that occasion, the President and ministers also greeted the visitors on the first floor as they headed upstairs using the escalator.

When passing a local clothing store ‘Hammer’, the President and ministers stopped by and picked out a number of clothes on display racks.

In the store, President Jokowi, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, and Minister of PUPR Basuki Hadimuljono bought maroon sweaters for Rp399,000 each, while Minister of SOEs Erick Thohir chose a blue and white jacket.

“We just bought a local clothing brand ‘Hammer’,” the President said.

An employee of the store expressed excitement because the President and ministers visited the store.

“I am so happy meeting the President in person,” he said.

After strolling around the mall, President Jokowi and his entourage left Living World Mall at around 08.55 p.m. Western Indonesian Time. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/AIT) (RIF/HD/MMB)

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