Anies dismisses news that Jokowi will determine Formula E venue

Jakarta

DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan stressed that President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) would not choose the Formula E venue. Anies said determining the electric car circuit is not the president’s business.

“The location (which determines) the president? Yes, no. How is the location, the problem is the location of the president,” Anies said at the DKI Jakarta City Hall, Thursday, 25/11/2021.

About the statement of determination event location This statement from Jokowi was initially conveyed by Formula E co-founder Alberto Longo and Indonesian Motor Association (IMI) president Bambang Soesatyo (Bamsoet). The former Minister of Education and Culture stressed that those in charge to determine the venue of Formula E are the Indonesian Motor Association (IMI), the Formula E Operation (FEO) and JakPro as the Formula E organizer.

Anies said clarification would be forthcoming from IMI regarding this matter.

“It will be clarified later. There will be” pronunciation officially. That formation Yes, FEO, IMI, JakPro, those three. Yes, the location period (determined by Jokowi),’ he said.

Earlier, Formula E co-founder Alberto Longo said: event location the electric car race in Jakarta is announced before Christmas. President Jokowi would be decisive event location Formula E Jakarta.

“So we’re going to kind of feasibility study because in these five locations first before it is announced before Christmas and hopefully already a decision before Christmas. We will extend the proposal to the President of the Republic of Indonesia and he will make the decision,” Alberto said at a press conference on Wednesday (24/11).

Alberto also said there are currently five candidates event location The Formula E racing in Jakarta is still in the feasibility test phase. The five candidate circuits are the Sudirman area, PIK, the area near the JIS Stadium, JIEExpo Kemayoran and Ancol.

“There are so many good locations. There are too many good options. There are five different locations that are different but not banned, which is what Mr. Bambang Soesatyo called earlier,” he said.

Indonesian Motorcycle Association (IMI) president Bambang Soesatyo (Bamsoet) said five candidates event location The race will be submitted to President Jokowi.

“So there are five that we propose to the president. On which he advises, the pluses and minuses of the provinces,” Bamsoet said at a press conference.

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