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Jokowi Says No Special Discussion at His Meeting with Maruf Amin
President Joko Widodo is seen having dinner with the PDIP chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri, Nasdem party general chairman Surya Paloh, Golkar party chairman Airlangga Hartarto, PPP chairman Romahurmuziy, PKB chairman Muhaimin Iskandar and Hanura party chairman Oesman Sapta Odang, on Monday night July 23, 2018. Credit: Press Bureau of Presidential Secretary of Indonesia
Wednesday, 08 August, 2018 | 22:36 WIB
Jokowi Says No Special Discussion at His Meeting with Maruf Amin

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko `Jokowi` Widodo claimed he was not expected that his secret meeting with the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) chairman Maruf Amin could be known by the press media.

“How do you know?” said Jokowi to reporters at State Palace, Wednesday, August 8.

Jokowi said no special talks were brought up during the meeting but the organization that led by Maruf Amin. “Discussion about MUI,” he said.

Read: Maruf Amin Meets Jokowi at State Palace

 

Maruf Amin visited the State Palace complex, Jakarta, Wednesday afternoon, August 8. He met President Jokowi and held a closed session for about an hour. Unusually, Maruf met Jokowi through the side gate.

At 3:15 pm, Maruf Amin exit from the side door of the palace and was picked up by his driver riding black Alphard with the plate number B-5-MRF.

Several reporters tried to block the car and called Maruf Amin. However, he remained silent behind the closed window and his car went on. The meeting between Jokowi and Maruf Amin was not scheduled in the president’s agenda today.

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