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Megawati, Prabowo pledge to bring prosperity to all

  • Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Bekasi   /   Mon, May 25 2009   /  10:58 am

Down to earth: Presidential candidate Megawati Soekarnoputri and her running mate Prabowo Subianto officially announced their bid for the government’s top two posts at the Bantar Gebang dumpsite in Bekasi on Sunday. JP/J. Adiguna Presidential candidate Megawati Soekarnoputri and her running mate Prabowo Subianto vowed Sunday to lead the common people to prosperity. Speaking to thousands of supporters of their presidential ticket gathering at Bantar Gebang dumpsite in Bekasi, West Java, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chief Megawati said policies aimed to increase the welfare of the poor would be highlighted by her administration if she was elected President. “We intend to rebuild Indonesia if the people elect us President and Vice President. So, are you ready or not to help us win the executive seats?” Megawati shouted to a sea of people from t...