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Jokowi allows son to take lead

  • Haeril Halim

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, August 11, 2017 | 09:20 am
Jokowi allows son to take lead You’re invited: Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (right), the son of former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, speaks to journalists after meeting President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jokowi’s son Gibran Rakabuming Raka (left) at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday. Agus invited Jokowi to the inauguration of Yudhoyono Institute. (Antara/Abriawan Abhe)

PREMIUM In a rare gesture on Thursday, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo let his oldest son Gibran Rakabuming Raka represent him to address the public on politics at the State Palace. Known for his reluctance to talk to the press, Gibran was in the spotlight on Thursday alongside Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, the oldest son of Jokowi’s predecessor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Both men address...