Former president Megawati Soekarnoputri shakes hand with vice presidential nominee Ma'ruf Amin. (Antara Photo/Rivan Awal Lingga)

Talk of Peace


MAY 10, 2019

Former president Megawati Soekarnoputri and her daughter, the Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs Puan Maharani, received vice presidential nominee Ma'ruf Amin and his daughter, Siti Marifah, at their home in Menteng, Central Jakarta, on Thursday. Megawati is also the leader of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's main political backer and the party likely to win the most votes in the legislative election. Ma'ruf reportedly discussed plans for a reconciliation with the rival Prabowo Subianto camp after the announcement of the official election result on May 22. (Antara Photo/Rivan Awal Lingga)