Jokowi embarks on multi-agenda work visit to Yogyakarta

Jokowi embarks on multi-agenda work visit to Yogyakarta

President Joko Widodo

Jakarta (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) undertook a work visit to Yogyakarta on Monday to witness up-close the mass vaccinations for traders and public service officers and inaugurate the Yogyakarta-Solo route electric train (KRL) operations, among others.

The Presidential Secretariat's Press, Media, and Information Bureau noted in a statement here on Monday that President Jokowi first paid homage to Artidjo Alkostas, a member of the Corruption Eradication Commission’s (KPK's) Supervisory Board, who passed away on Sunday.

After paying his last respects to the deceased, Jokowi witnessed the implementation of mass vaccinations for market traders and officers working in the Beringharjo traditional market.

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The head of state and his entourage also plan to visit the Vredeburg Fort Museum, located in proximity to Beringharjo Market.

Jokowi's visit to Yogyakarta will conclude with the inauguration of the Yogyakarta-Solo electric railroad operations. The commuter train’s operations are expected to increase the public's accessibility to means of transportation and offer added economic value to local residents, especially those in Yogyakarta, Klaten, and Solo.

President Jokowi is scheduled to return to Jakarta on Monday afternoon.

Minister of State Secretary Pratikno and Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X are accompanying the president during the working visit. (INE)

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