Kalla Celebrates Eid Al-Fitr in Jakarta, Jokowi in Bogor

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Vice President Jusuf Kalla and his wife Mufidah Jusuf Kalla, is planning to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Jakarta. This year, Vice President Kalla will not be having Eid Prayer with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo because Jokowi has decided to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Bogor.

    Spokesperson for the Vice President Husain Abdullah, said that Vice President Kalla and his wife will be travelling to Bogor after Eid Al-Fitr Prayer to meet with President Jokowi.

    "The Vice President will depart from his official residence on Jalan Diponegoro," Husain said in a press release on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

    In the afternoon, Kalla will be having an open house event at his official residence inviting state officials and ambassadors from other countries. President Jokowi will also hold the same event in the Bogor Presidential Palace.

    Vice President Kalla and his wife also planned to return to their hometown in Makassar on the second day of Eid. Similarly, President Jokowi also planned to return to Solo on the second day of Eid Al-Fitr.

    AHMAD FAIZ IBNU SINA