Prabowo, accompanied by the deputy of his party, Edhy Prabowo, arrived at 4:15 p.m. and met Jokowi in the palace for nearly an hour. He, and others who came before him, were all dressed in white shirts.
"The position of Edhy Prabowo, will be informed by the President himself. It, perhaps, will be confirmed later, but it was clear he will be announcing this matter on Wednesday, October 23," Prabowo said.
Before his arrival at the Presidential Palace, Prabowo met Jokowi at Merdeka Palace on October 11, 2019, where they discussed the opportunity of Gerindra joining the government.
Apart from Prabowo, several other figures, who also arrived at the Presidential Palace this morning were South Minahasa Mayor Christiany Eugenia Paruntu, Gojek founder Nadiem Makarim, President Commissioner NET Mediatama Wishnutama, and founder of Mahaka Group Erick Thohir.
On Sunday, October 20, President Jokowi revealed that he would be introducing his cabinet ministers on Monday, October 21.
The president affirmed on his social media account that the people he had selected were engaged in fields such as academics, bureaucracy, politics, religion, army, and police, and were expected to be innovative, productive, and hardworking. (INE)
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