JAKARTA (Rambu Energy) – Prabowo Subianto, chairman of Gerindra Party, and President-elect Joko Widodo’s rival in the July 9 Presidential Election race attended the presidential inauguration.
The arrival of Prabowo Subianto at the Parliament was received with applause by legislators at the People’s Consultative Assembly building, Metro TV shows.
Last Friday, President-elect Joko Widodo visited Prabowo Subianto at the house of Subianto’s late father Sumitro Joyohadikusumo. The meeting was hailed by business players and the public in general as the meeting of the two rivalries helped ease political tension.
Prabowo told Joko Widodo that he will support his government, but at the same time he will criticise when necessary. (*)