President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, accompanied by Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Friday (19/11) is scheduled to visit Rumpin Modern Seed Nursery located in Rumpin district, Bogor regency, West Java province.
Several ambassadors of friendly countries are also scheduled to participate. They are British Ambassador to Indonesia Owen Jenkins, United States Ambassador to Indonesia Sung Yong Kim, Canadian Ambassador to Indonesia Cameron MacKay, European Union Ambassador to Indonesia Vincent Piket, and World Bank Country Director Satu Kahkonen.
Before leaving, the President held a conversation with the ambassadors on the terrace of the Bogor Presidential Palace. Then they left the Palace using a series of vehicles at around 08.00 Western Indonesian Time.
At the Seed Nursery, the President and the ambassadors will visit several facilities, namely germination house, seed production area, water pond, and settling pond.
After performing Friday prayers at the At-Taqwa Mosque in Ministry of Environment and Forestry Training Center Complex, the President is slated to return to the Bogor Palace. (BPMI/UN) (FI/MMB)