Jokowi extends birthday greetings to Prabowo

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo congratulated his presidential candidate number 01, Prabowo Subianto, on his 67th birthday, through his official Twitter account.

"I congratulate my best friend, Mr. Prabowo Subianto, who celebrated his 67th birthday today. With sincere prayers and hopes, longevity, good health and happiness. Aamiin," Jokowi said on his Twitter account @jokowi, Wednesday.

On his Twitter account, Jokowi also posted a picture of himself with Prabowo while in the pencak silat venue during the 2018 Asian Games performance.

Quoted from, the General Chairperson of the Gerindra Party was born in Jakarta on October 17, 1951, and is the son of a pair of Indonesian economic scholars Soemitro Djojohadikusumo and Dora Marie Sigar, better known as Dora Soemitro.

Prabowo is a former husband of the daughter of Soehartos 2nd President, Siti Hediati Hariyadi. He was also the grandson of Raden Mas Margono Djojohadikusumo, a member of BPUPKI, founder of Bank Negara Indonesia and Chair of the first DPA.

Prabowo Subianto was named after Soebianto Djojohadikoesoemo, his uncle who died in the Battle of Lengkong.

Prabowo has two older sisters, Biantiningsih Miderawati and Maryani Ekowati, and one younger brother, Hashim Djojohadikusumo.

Source: ANTARA News

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