Amid fierce competition between two candidates for the chairmanship of
the National Mandate Party (PAN) during the party’s congress in
Denpasar, Bali, incumbent candidate Hatta Rajasa has responded to an
attack on him by patron board chairman Amien Rais regarding his meeting
with then president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo at the residence of
National Democratic (Nasdem) Party chairman Surya Paloh following the
presidential election in July last year.