Jokowi lays symbolic foundation for new capital

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, along with provincial leaders and several Cabinet ministers, gathered on Monday in North Penajam Paser regency, East Kalimantan, to partake in a symbolic ceremony to bless the development of the nation’s new capital Nusantara.

Previously, President Joko Widodo inaugurated Bambang Susantono, former Vice President ADB, and Dhony Rahajoe, Managing Director President Office Sinar Mas Land, as Head and Deputy Head of the Archipelago Capital Authority (IKN) at the State Palace in Jakarta, on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Jokowi directed the Head and Deputy of the Archipelago Authority to coordinate directly with the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menko Marves) Luhut Binsar Panjaitan on the IKN investment sector.