Surabaya (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), in the company of First Lady Iriana, inspected the Gempokrep sugar factory in Mojokerto, East Java, on Thursday evening.

The president and his entourage, which also included Governor of East Java Soekarwo and a number of other officials, were flown to Mojokerto aboard helicopter Super Puma from Malang.

At the location, Jokowi and his party were welcomed by the president director of state-owned plantation company PTPN X, Subiyono.

In addition, the head of state held a dialog with sugarcane farmers of PTPN X.

After observing the companys sugarcane milling machines and bio-ethanol factory, the president and his entourage left for Surabaya, East Javas provincial capital city.

Editor: Priyambodo RH
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