JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Prabowo Subianto, Chairperson of the Gerindra Party, will announce Gerindra's political position at the party's National Work Meeting (Rakernas) on 17 October, 2019. Later, it can be ascertained whether Gerindra becomes an opposition party or joins in the Jokowi-Ma'ruf government for the next five years.
"Mr. Prabowo's official stance on whether we will be a critical partner or an internal partner of the government will be decided around the 17th of October," said Prabowo's spokesman Dahnil Anzar Simanjuntak at the Parliament Complex, Jakarta, on Wednesday (10/09/2019) .
He said Prabowo had requested that the National Working Meeting be held on 15-17 October 2019 in Hambalang, Bogor.
According to him, prior to the Rakernas, Prabowo as Chairman of the Gerindra Party Board of Trustees would listen to input from party leaders from all regions in Indonesia.
"After the Rakernas, Mr. Prabowo will convey to the public his political stance and Gerindra's political stance," Dahnil said, as reported by Antara.
Dahnil explained that Prabowo would summon and invite the leaders of the Gerindra Party branches throughout Indonesia to listen to input related to the political stance of the party in the future.