English Version
ENGLISH
| , 23 September 2018 |
Indonesia Version
INDONESIA
Facebook
Twitter


Sunday, 23 September 2018 | 12:32
Democrat Protests Violation of Peaceful Election Campaign Deal The Democratic Party has lodged a strong protest with the
General Election Commission (KPU) over breaches of peaceful
election campaign agreement.
Sunday, 23 September 2018 | 12:26
Luhut Envisions Bali as Marine Tourism Hub for Eastern Indonesia Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar
Panjaitan has a vision to make Bali a marine tourism hub
PKS: Democrat Offers Third Political Axis
President of the Prosperous Justice Party, Shohibul Iman when meet Chief of PP Muhammadiyah Haedar Nashir in Jakarta, January 6, 2016. TEMPO/Imam Sukamto
Saturday, 21 April, 2018 | 11:02 WIB
PKS: Democrat Offers Third Political Axis

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President of the Prosperity and Justice Party (PKS) Sohibul Iman stated that his party has been offered to be the third political axis to run in the 2019 presidential election. The option was conveyed by Democrat Party through its Deputy Chairman Sjarifuddin Hasan in a meeting that took place at PKS central executive board office at Jl. TB. Simatupang, Jakarta on Friday, April 20, 2018.

"Mr. Sjarif said that minutes of the meeting will be delivered to SBY and will be followed up. SBY also wants to meet me, I'll wait for it," said Sohibul.

Sohibul said that his party considered that forming the third axis would be a good choice because currently only two candidates have declared to participate in the 2019 presidential election which might spark social segregation among the community.

According to Sohibul, it is possible to present a third alternative for the presidential bid should five opposition parties to the incumbent candidate President Joko Widodo namely Gerindra, PKS, Democrat, National Mandate Party (PAN), and National Awakening Party (PKB) can come to an agreement.

Furthermore, Sohibul asserted that the meeting with Democrat party with regard to the third political axis was not a threat for Gerindra Party to choose PKS candidates as Prabowo's running mate in the election.

AHMAD FAIZ



via Facebookvia TEMPO ID

Comments


Disclaimer: The views expressed in the comments sections are personal responses that do not represent the editorial policy of tempo.co. Our editorial staff reserves the right to moderate or take down comments that contain harassment, intimidation and discrimination against ethnicity, religion, race, and inter-group relations.