President Jokowi Visits Sota Market in Merauke, Papua

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 3 Oktober 2021
Category: News
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President Joko Widodo visits the Sota Market in Merauke, Papua, Sunday (10/03). Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev.

After inaugurating the Sota Border Post (PLBN) in Merauke Regency, Papua Province on Sunday (10/03), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo continued his visit to Sota Market.

At the market, the President had a conversation with a seller. On that occasion, the President also bought some onions and bananas.

Before visiting the Sota Market, the President inspected several facilities at the Border Post, including the Indonesia-Papua New Guinea point of departure, the Papua New Guinea-Indonesia point of arrival and the Plaza Garuda.

During the visit, the President also had a conversation with residents who happened to cross the border area. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/UN) (RI/MUR)

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