President arrives in Surabaya after attending APEC Summit

President arrives in Surabaya after attending APEC  Summit

President Joko Widodo arrives at Sheraton Hotel in Surabaya, East Java, on Sunday (18/11) after attending APEC Summit in Papua New Guinea (Desca Lidya Natalia)

Surabaya, East Java  (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo accompanied by First Lady Iriana Widodo arrived here on Sunday evening after attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2018 in Papua New Guinea.

"So you have been already here," he greeted newsmen at the lobby of Sheraton Hotel where he would spend the night.

President Jokowi and entourage arrived at the city`s Juanda International Airport at 6.55pm, welcomed by East Java governor Soekarwo, the regional police`s chief Inspector General Luki Hermawan and the chief of the Brawijaya Regional Military Command, Major General Arif Rahman.

From the airport the President and entourage went directly to the hotel before making a working visit on Monday.

Presidential aircraft Indonesia-1 that carried the President and the First Lady left Jackson International Airport in Port Moresby at 5.03pm.

His entourage includes minister/ state secretary Pratikno, chief of presidential secretariat Heru Budi Hartono, presidential military secretary Rear Marshal Trisno Hendradi, head of state protocol, Andri Hadi, chief of presidential security Major General Suhartono, presidential private secretary Anggit Noegroho and presidential special staff Adita Irawati.

Reporting by Desca Lidya Natalia

Editing by Yoseph Hariyadi