Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is scheduled to deliver a state of the nation address on August 14, 2015, at the Parliament Building, prior to the celebration of Indonesias 70th Independence on August 17.

Minister/State Secretary Pratikno has sent letters dated August 7 about this matter to the Parliament (DPR), the Peoples Consultative Assembly (MPR), the Regional Representative Council (DPD), ministers, governors and other high ranking officials, the state secretariat said on its official website, Monday.

The state of the nation address will be delivered on Friday, August 14, at 8:25 a.m local time.

In the afternoon, at 2:25 p.m., the head of state will deliver a Finance Note on the Draft State Budget 2016 in the plenary meeting of the Parliament.

On August 17 morning, the President will lead a flag hoisting ceremony to commemorate the national independence day at the Merdeka Palace.

Pratikno has informed the public to hoist Indonesias Red and White flag for five days, from August 14 to August 18 to mark the nations 70th anniversary.

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