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Indonesia’s President sworn for his second term

Indonesia’s President sworn for his second term

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo popularly known as Jokowi has sworn in for the second and final five-year term. Jokowi a 58-year-old took oath at a ceremony in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. This ceremony was attended by politicians and many foreign dignitaries.

Key Points:

  • During this oath ceremony, the President stated that his final term would aim at eradicating poverty and also converting Indonesia into a developed country with one of the world’s top 5 economies by 2045.
  • Joko Widodo was re-elected in presidential election polls that took place on 17 April 2019. 
  • He clinched victory with 55.5% of the vote. His election comes amid a string of fresh challenges around security, corruption and economic slowdown. 
  • A 76-year-old vice president Maruf Amin also sworn into office. He now replaces Widodo’s vice president in his first term, Jusuf Kalla.

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