President Receives Bali Governor
JAKARTA ~ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono received newly sworn-in Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika and Vice Governor AA Puspayoga at the presidential office here last Friday.
Governor Made Mangku Pastika and Deputy Governor Aan Puspayoga arrived at the presidential office at 10:10am and met with the president 20 minutes later.
They were installed by Home Affairs Minister Mardiyanto on August 28 after winning the gubernatorial election on July 9, besting two other pairs, Tjokorda Budi Suryawan-Suweta of the Golkar Party and I Gde Winasa-I Gusti Bagus Alit Putra of the Bali Awakening Coalition Party.
Earlier, at 9:30am on Friday, the head of state also received West Kalimantan Governor Cornelis and Deputy Governor Christiandy Sanjaya.
Cornelis and Christiandy arrived at the presidential office to report their plan of action for the next five years to the president.
On the occasion, the president was accompanied by Home Affairs Minister Mardiyanto, Minister/State Secretary Hatta Radjasa and Cabinet Secretary Sudi Silalahi.
Cornelis and Christiandy were installed as West Kalimantan governor and vice governor on January 14.