Indonesia Officially Declares Prabowo Subianto As President

Indonesia Officially Declares Prabowo Subianto As President

JAKARTA, Apr 25 (NNN-ANTARA) – Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU), yesterday declared here, Prabowo Subianto, as the country’s eighth president after appeals of two defeated presidential candidates concerning a dispute over presidential polls in Feb were rejected by the constitutional court.

KPU Chairman, Hasyim Asy’ari announced that Prabowo and his running mate, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, have been selected to be the president and vice president for the period of 2024 until 2029, with around 96 million, or nearly 59 percent of the total votes.

Prabowo-Gibran defeated the Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar pair, who got around 41 million votes, and Ganjar Pranowo-Mahfud MD, who obtained around 27 million votes.

Prabowo, who is currently the country’s defence minister, is scheduled to be inaugurated on Oct 20, this year.– NNN-ANTARA  


Related Articles