Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia After Inspecting the Grogolan Baru Market, Pekalongan City, East Java Province, August 29, 2023

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 29 Agustus 2023
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President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo):

Yes, when I visit the cities, regencies, and provinces, I always stop by at the market for monitoring prices. The prices are good here. The price of rice slightly increased. But, I think many other prices decreased among others; shallots, chicken meat, and eggs. I think that is fine. Just the price of rice has slightly up.

Reporter:

Are there any impressions about Pekalongan City, Sir?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo):

Yes, I have good impressions about Pekalongan.

Reporter:

How enthusiastic is the city of Pekalongan, Sir?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo):

Yes, it is as enthusiastic as every time I go to provinces.

Reporter:

What did you buy for snacks, Sir?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo):

There was a lot. Please ask Bu Jokowi, she carried a lot of her shopping.

Reporter:

Do not you like typical Pekalongan culinary delights, Sir?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo):

Yes, I love it.

(RY/MUR)

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