Anies Baswedan Welcomes Jakarta Formula E Slated for June 2022

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan assured that the capital city would host the Formula E race next year. He said that Jakarta welcomes the establishment of the international electric car race.

    "I would like to thank you, Jakarta welcomes that it has been announced that we are hosting [the event], and we'll be ready for June 4, 2022," he said in Tanah Merah village, North Jakarta, Saturday, October 16.

    Anies Baswedan did not say much on the Formula E event. He said that FEO Limited as the organizer of the race would announce the locations. FEO, he went on, had also checked five alternative locations.

    Jakarta had been listed as host in season-8 Formula E race calendar. The Indonesian capital will host Round 09 of season 8. Based on the written statement of Jakarta City Administration, Jakarta E-Prix 2022 would be the first of three races that would be held in sequence.

    Jakarta Deputy Governor Riza Patria previously mentioned five locations of the electric car race. Two of them were Senayan and North Jakarta's beach area, Pantai Kita Maju Bersama.

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