President Joko Widodo about to embrace his political rival Prabowo Subianto at the Lebak Bulus MRT Station in Jakarta on Saturday. (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A.)

Jokowi and Prabowo's MRT Date

BY : ANTARA PHOTO

JULY 13, 2019

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo met his long-time rival Prabowo Subianto for the first time since April's hotly contested presidential election at the Lebak Bulus MRT Station in South Jakarta on Saturday. Prabowo congratulated Jokowi on his re-election victory and then the two took the train together to Senayan Station. After a brief press conference, the newly reconciled leaders had lunch at the FX mall nearby.

President Joko Widodo speaks with the chairman of Gerindra Party Prabowo Subianto during their way with  newly-inaugurated Mass Railway Transport (MRT) system on Saturday (13/07) (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A)
Jokowi chats with Prabowo on their way to Senayan. (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A.)
President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and his former challenger Prabowo Subianto greet the press at MRT Senayan Station on Saturday (13/07) (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A)
Jokowi and Prabowo face the press at the Senayan MRT Station (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A.)
President Joko Widodo and Gerindra Party Chairperson Prabowo Subianto wave their hand when he arrived at Lebak Bulus MRT Station, Jakarta on Saturday (13/07) (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A)
Prabowo and Jokowi arrive at the Lebak Bulus MRT Station. (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A
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President Joko Widodo and losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto walked together in the Senayan area, Jakarta on Saturday (07/13) (Antara Photo / Wahyu Putro A)
Jokowi and Prabowo walk out of Senayan MRT Station. (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A.)
President Joko Widodo speaks with Prabowo Subianto during lunch at FX Senayan, Jakarta on Saturday (13/07) (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A reconciliation lunch at FX mall in Senayan. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
President Joko Widodo shakes hands with losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto as they meet for the first time afte the general election at FX Senayan, Jakarta on Saturday (13/07) (Antara Photo/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)
 A wayang "gunungan," a Javanese symbol of a universe in equilibrium, acts as a backdrop as Jokowi shakes hands with Prabowo. (Antara Photo/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)

 

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