Thejakartatimes – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) attended the 45th anniversary of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) on Wednesday (10/1). According to the President, the presence of PDIP in this country has contributed to the progress of the Indonesian nation.
Jokowi said, PDIP which is a party that fights for the Little Wong has also given birth to many great figures and national figures.
“We are all proud of PDI-P, have raised many local, as well as national, leaders have contributed the idea of development, have been working real for the rise of Indonesia highway,” Jokowi said in his speech.
According to the President, with the spirit of mutual cooperation, the PDIP continues to continue the pursuit of Bung Karno and hold the ideals of the nation’s founders. The presence of the PDIP also called him further strengthen Bhineka Tunggal Ika.
Therefore, said Jokowi, Indonesia is fortunate to have the party bearing the bull.
“Indonesia is fortunate to have a militant, democratic, visionary PDIP with no vision of the nation,” the President added.
Jokowi said, the mutual cooperation done by the cadres to make the PDIP stand firm for 45 years. With mutual cooperation, he continued, Indonesia can struggle and achieve its goals.
Nevertheless, he said the struggle of this nation is still not finished to realize a developed country and free from poverty. In addition, Indonesia also must take part in world leadership.
Therefore, the President also requested that the entire community continue to work hard to fight for the nation’s goals.
“We must not stop working to present Pancasila, we must continue to maintain the unity of Indonesia amid different political cooperation options,” said the President.
The Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Mendikbud Muhadjir Effendy, Mendes Eko Putro Sandjojo, Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto, Coordinating Minister for the Economy of Darmin Nasution, as well as the Minister of Cooperatives and SMEs AA Puspayoga.
Also present were Chairman of BPK Harry Azhar Azis, Attorney General HM Prasetyo, Head of BIN Budi Gunawan, and Head of BEKRAF Triawan Munaf. In addition, Sixth Vice President Tri Sutrisno, 11th Vice-President Boediono, MPR Chairman Zulkifli Hasan, as well as a number of political party chairpersons were also seen attending the event. (Thejakartatimes/Elv/Source: Republika)