Jakarta (Antara Sumbar) - Former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) was scheduled to meet President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) at the Merdeka Palace, here, Thursday (March 9).
"That is right. SBY had requested for a meeting with Jokowi, and he is expected to be received by Jokowi this noon," presidential spokesman Johan Budi stated.
The closed-door meeting was also confirmed by several unanimous sources at the presidential palace.
Earlier, the media had reported that SBY had requested for a meeting with President Jokowi.
Budi had noted that a meeting between SBY and the head of state was just a matter of time, as they had no personal issues.
Minister/State Secretary Pratikno had earlier remarked that a meeting between SBY and Jokowi would most likely be held after the simultaneous regional head elections on February 15, 2017. (*)
Editor: Vicha Faradika