Indonesia election latest: The four men vying for POWER in world’s third largest democracy

Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim majority country, goes to polls in April. Following are some details on the candidates for president and vice president, who will govern from 2019 to 2024:

JOKO WIDODO, presidential candidate

The 57-year old president is the first Indonesian leader from outside the political, business and military elites. The son of a woodseller, he grew up near the city of Solo before earning his fortune as a furniture entrepreneur.

He served as mayor of Solo and governor of the capital, Jakarta, where he won plaudits for improving infrastructure, cleaning up slums and promoting small business. He won the presidential election in 2014 on a...
source: Express

2018-08-10 13:35
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