Tuesday, 09 October 2012, 17:02 WIB

President signs the decree on new Governor of Jakarta

Rep: Esthi Maharani/Satya Festiani/ Red: Yeyen Rostiyani
Antara/Akbar Nugroho Gumay
The newly elected Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, or Jokowi (file photo)
The newly elected Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, or Jokowi (file photo)

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono signed decree on appointment of Joko Widodo or Jokowi as Governor of Jakarta 2012-2017 on Monday night. The Presidential Decree would be handed to Minister of Home Affairs soon, the Minister of State Secretary Sudi Silalahi said on Tuesday.

"Before handed to Minister of Home Affairs, the decree will be processed in local parliament. Then, we can process it," he said. The administration in State Secretariat is expected to be done on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the inauguration of Jokowi and Basuki is delayed due to administration. Initially the inauguration was supposed to be held on October 7. Minister of Home Affairs and Jakarta House of Representatives agree to hold the inauguration on October 15.

 

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