President Jokowi Welcomes AHY on Eid Day at the Palace

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 5 Juni 2019
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President Jokowi accompanied by First Lady Iriana welcome Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono and Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (5/6). (Photo: BPMI)

President Jokowi accompanied by First Lady Iriana welcome Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono and Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (5/6). (Photo: BPMI)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo welcomed Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY) and Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono (EBY), both politicians and sons of former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, onWednesday (5/6) for a cordial meeting in the moment of Eid Day.

The meeting of the two families was very warm and they also  talked about the late Ani Yudhoyono whom First Lady Iriana Jokowi has a special impression on her.

“I remember that Ibu Ani was always asking how I was doing every time we met,” said Ibu Iriana.

President Jokowi also conveyed greetings to former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. “Please send my best regards to him,” said President Jokowi.

After the meeting, AHY delivered a statement to the journalists, saying that his visit was to represent Yudhoyono’s family in a bid to maintain good relationship with President Jokowi’s family.

AHY also said that President Jokowi also wished his family a good health, particularly for SBY after Ibu Ani’s passing.

“President Jokowi expressed hope that SBY’s family can continue to provide support to SBY so that he can go through these hard times,” he added. (BPMI / EN)

 

Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: M. Ersan Pamungkas

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