Secretary General of the PDI-P DPP Hasto Kristiyanto said the meeting of the PDIP elites with the General Chair of the NasDem Party on Monday (22/8/2022) will discuss national issues and consolidation ahead of the 2024 presidential election. The meeting will be held at the NasDem Tower, Jakarta.
“Well of course, as the leader of a political party, he will discuss various national and state issues,” said Hasto after jogging with the media at Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Senayan, Jakarta, Sunday (21/8/2022).
During the PDIP-NasDem meeting, they also discussed steps to consolidate facing the 2024 General Election.
“And also especially consolidation steps ahead of the 2024 presidential election,” said Hasto.
Hasto said that the reason PDIP visited NasDem of the many political parties was because it was close to the PDIP office. “His office is close to the PDI-P,” he said.
Hasto also denied the PDIP meeting with NasDem because Ganjar Pranowo was recommended to be one of the NasDem presidential candidates. He admitted that PDIP’s visit was due to the proximity of the NasDem office.
“No because the office is close, especially after moving this, actually the backyard of Bu Mega in Teuku Umar is where the NasDem office stands, more because of the proximity of the NasDem office,” he said.
Hasto said that the political safari to NasDem is part of a joint effort to provide support to the government of President Jokowi and Vice President KH Ma’ruf Amin. Of course, in preparing the international agenda to food issues in the midst of the world economic crisis.
“Especially in the leadership of the G20, then the leadership of ASEAN, various agendas in overcoming various food problems, it also did not escape the discussion,” said Hasto.
He mentioned that PDIP DPP chairman Puan Maharani, PDIP General Treasurer Olly Dondokambey and PDIP Bapilu Bambang Wuryanto would come directly during the political safari to the party led by Surya Paloh. “(Along with) myself, on Monday at 11.00 WIB, at the NasDem Headquarters,” said Hasto.