Jokowi thanks vice president on final presidential campaign

Jokowi thanks vice president on final presidential campaign

(Left to right) - Jokowi's running mate Ma'ruf Amin, incumbent presidential candidate Joko Widodo (Jokowi), and incumbent Vice President Jusuf Kalla during the final rally of Jokowi-Ma'ruf at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium here on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The incumbent presidential candidate Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his final campaign at Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium here on Saturday, thanked his vice president Jusuf Kalla for his devotion and full support in accompanying him dealing with all the challenges and hardships in Indonesia.

 

“Jusuf Kalla has been faithfully accompanying me running this country for 4.5 years so that people’s lives now get better,” Jokowi remarked on the rally called “United White" concert.

 

In his rare appearance on Jokowi’s campaign, Kalla stood next to the president on the left, while Ma’ruf Amin, his running mate on the 2019 presidential election, stood on the right.

 

On his final rally, Jokowi said that Indonesian people should remain optimistic to improve people’s well beings.

 

“I believe there is no pessimistic people here. For the past five years, we have focused on building infrastructures and for the next five years, as well as we will improve our human resources' capacity,” Jokowi remarked on his speech.

 

Jokowi’s final campaign also featured a collaborative musical concert by 100 Indonesian guitarist and singers, including Ian Antono, John Paul Ivan, Toto Tewel, Trio Glenn Fredly, Tompi, and Sandy Sandoro.

 

Not only musicians, the final rally was also attended by some groups, such as skateboard community, surfing community, lawyer association, photographer community, as well as truck driver group.

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