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Seeking best ‘rooster’ for state leadership

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Mon, July 8 2019   /  01:29 am
First impression: Then-president Megawati Soekarnoputri (center) inaugurates a furniture factory belonging to Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (fourth right) in Surakarta, Central Java, on Sept. 18, 2004. A year later, the businessman was inaugurated Surakarta mayor after winning the city’s mayoral election on a ticket backed by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P). Jokowi moved to Jakarta in 2012 as he was elected Jakarta governor and was then elected president in 2014 before being reelected in the April 17 presidential election.(Tribunnews)

First impression: Then-president Megawati Soekarnoputri (center) inaugurates a furniture factory belonging to Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (fourth right) in Surakarta, Central Java, on Sept. 18, 2004. A year later, the businessman was inaugurated Surakarta mayor after winning the city’s mayoral election on a ticket backed by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P). Jokowi moved to Jakarta in 2012 as he was elected Jakarta governor and was then elected president in 2014 before being reelected in the April 17 presidential election.(Tribunnews)Talks over the next state leadership have started to take up a significant portion of national media platforms, even though the presidential election was only less than three months ago, and the elected pair for the next five years has not even been inaugurated. Above all the widely tipped traits of an expected victorious candidate, young ag...