DPM congratulates Jokowi for winning presidential election

DPM congratulates Jokowi for winning presidential election

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has congratulated Joko Widodo, who was announced the winner of the Indonesian Presidential Election (Pilpres) 2019.

“I would like to extend my congratulations to Jokowi who has won the presidential election and for his appointment as the 8th president.

“As regional partners, I’m optimistic that the relationship between the two nations will continue to be strengthened and benefit its people.

“I also pray that he will continue to be blessed with good health and the strength in facing upcoming challenges as a leader,” she said in a statement today (May 21).

She tweeted best wishes for Jokowi and wishes him a successful leadership ahead.

Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) announced the result of the Pilpres today, a day earlier than expected, after the vote counting process at 813,350 polling centres was completed at 11.30pm on May 20.