The President will Plant Rice and Visit the Market in Tuban
By : M. Shaqeel | Thursday, April 06 2023 - 19:55 IWST
President Jokowi arrived at Juanda International Airport, East Java Province on Thursday (06/04/2023). (Photo: BPMI Setpres/Kris)
INDUSTRY.co.id - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Mrs. Iriana Joko Widodo paid a working visit to East Java Province on Thursday (06/04/2023).
Using the Indonesian-1 presidential plane, the President arrived at Juanda International Airport, Sidoarjo Regency, at around 08.00 WIB.
At Juanda International Airport, the President and Mrs. Iriana were welcomed by the Governor of East Java Khofifah Indar Parawansa, the Military Commander V/Brawijaya Maj. Pnb Colonel Sugeng Budiono and his wife.
The President and Mrs. Iriana then continued their journey to Tuban Regency by using the Indonesian Air Force Super Puma helicopter.
In Tuban, the President is scheduled to go to the Food Sovereign Area of the Indonesian Farmers Union in Senori Village, Merakurak District. The Head of State will plant rice and hold dialogues with a number of farmer representatives.
After that, the President will head to Sambonggede Market to greet the traders as well as provide some social assistance to them.
After the event, the President and Mrs. Iriana will return to Juanda International Airport by helicopter and then take off from East Java.
Previously, President Jokowi and Mrs. Iriana took off from the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force Base, Jakarta, at around 07.10 WIB.
Also accompanying the President and Mrs. Iriana on the flight to East Java Province were the Presidential Military Secretary Rear Admiral TNI Hersan, Paspampres Commander Maj. Gen. Rafael Granada Baay, and Deputy for Protocol, Press and Media Secretariat of the President Bey Machmudin.