President Jokowi to attend National Press Day in Lombok

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo are expected to attend the National Press Day (HPN) 2016, which will be held at Mandalika Beach, Lombok Tengah District, West Nusa Tenggara on Tuesday (Feb 9).

The president and his entourage will leave for Lombok from Jakartas Halim Perdanakusuma airport on Tuesday morning, according to Ari Dwipayana, the presidential communication team member, here on Monday.

Dwipayana further said the president will deliver his speech at the press day function, and will return to Jakarta the same day.

At the press day event, medical team will also carry out cataract surgeries.

Last year, the National Press Day (HPN) 2015 was held in the Riau Islands provincial city of Batam which was attended by several foreign ambassadors. (*)