JAKARTA – Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo will on Friday (Aug 10) formally register as a candidate in the 2019 presidential election, according to the news website BeritaSatu.com.
“Tomorrow morning… I and my vice-president candidate will register to the election commission,” Widodo was quoted as saying. He did not name his running mate.
Indonesia, the world’s third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim-majority country, goes to the polls in April.
Candidates for president and vice-president have until Friday to register their nominations.