Kamis , 16 October 2014, 16:52 WIB

MPR leader holds closed-door meeting with Megawati

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Chairmn of MPR, Zulkifli Hasan (file)
Chairmn of MPR, Zulkifli Hasan (file)

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) leadership held a closed-door meeting with former president and general chairperson of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Megawati Soekarnoputri on Thursday.

The MPR leadership that comprised chairman Zulkifli Hasan, and deputy chairmen Oesman Sapta Odang, EE Mangindaan, and Mahyudin arrived at the Megawati's residence on Teuku Umar Street in Central Jakarta at 10.30 am local time.

"Let's wait until the meeting is over," Zulkifli told reporters who inquired about his comment on the meeting.

PDIP Deputy Secretary General Hasto Kristianto said Megawati met the MPR leadership in her capacity as the country's fifth president.

During the meeting, Megawati was accompanied by PDIP Deputy Secretary General Ahmad Basarah and Chief of the PDIP Central Executive Board Puan Maharani, Hasto said. Earlier, Zulkifli extended invitations to several figures and political party leaders including Megawati to attend the inauguration of president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and vice president-elect Jusuf Kalla on October 20, 2014.

On Wednesday (Oct 15), the MPR leadership met with General Chairman of the National Mandate Party (PAN) Hatta Rajasa and General Chairman of the Golkar Party Abu Rizal Bakrie. Later in the evening, the MPR leadership, along with House of Representatives (DPR) Chairman Setya Novanto and Regional Representative Council (DPD) Chairman Irman Gusman met with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to extend an invitation to the presidential inauguration.

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