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Jokowi to work from Bogor Palace in December

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, November 21, 2017 | 02:45 pm
Jokowi to work from Bogor Palace in December Bogor Palace in Bogor, West Java. (Shutterstock/File)

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will work from Bogor Palace in West Java from Dec. 1, as a drainage revitalization project continues within the Presidential Palace compound in Jakarta.

Presidential Secretariat head Heru Budi Hartono confirmed that Jokowi will work from Bogor Palace for the whole of December, "So it will be more comfortable," he said on Tuesday.

"There is [ongoing] infrastructure improvement at the Palace in Jakarta," he added.

Because of the drainage revitalization project, which started in August this year, several areas within the Presidential Palace compound were closed, kompas.com reported.

Jokowi would no longer need to commute for one hour from Bayurini Pavilion in Bogor Palace, where he and his family have been residing, to the Presidential Palace compound in Jakarta.

The President will resume work from the Presidential Palace in Jakarta after the revitalization project is completed.

As of November, the project, which cost Rp 44 billion (US$3.2 million), was 40 percent complete. The project is expected to be completed by early 2018. (afr/ahw)

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