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President Jokowi: PON 2020 Strengthens Inter-Regional Solidarity

President Jokowi: PON 2020 Strengthens Inter-Regional Solidarity

President Joko Widodo continued his activities today afternoon, Friday (1/17/2020), chairing the second limited meeting with the ranks of ministers, after discussing preparations for the holding of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, in 2021.
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The second meeting which also took place at the Presidential Office, Jakarta, specifically discussed the holding of the XX National Sports Week (PON) in Papua in 2020.
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"The implementation of the 2020 PON XX which will take place in Papua from October 20 to November 2 2020 is very close, therefore this limited meeting will continue from the previous meeting," the President said.
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With the implementation time approaching (276 days), the Head of State requests a report from the relevant ranks. Starting from the construction of venues and non-venues, to the readiness of accommodation for approximately 9,411 athletes and officials who will come to Papua.
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"I have received the KONI (Central) report which has decided to reduce 40 sports to 37 sports with 678 matches," he said.
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In his directive, the President said that the spirit of organizing PON in Papua was not just a sport competition. "PON Papua is not just a mere sports competition, but also the most important arena where we together strengthen the fabric of brotherhood, unity, and solidarity between regions," he said.
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Jokowi also said that the implementation of PON 2020 Papua also helped to show that the land of Papua gave birth to many great athletes. "The event also showed the world that Papua was born with great talents in the field of sports," he added.

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