TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Minister of State Secretariat Pratikno met with the Chief of Army Staff (KSAD) General TNI Andika Perkasa at the Army Headquarters, Jakarta. The moment of their meeting was uploaded on the TNI AD YouTube channel yesterday.
In the recorded moment, Pratikno and Andika chatted casually about the renovations that took place at the TNI AD Headquarters.
“I’m an architect enthusiast, sir, I’m very interested in architects. Like this, right? create living, there is that, there is this (pointing to the renovation), that create living not only make building,” said Pratikno, quoted from the TNI AD Youtube channel, Tuesday, October 12, 2021.
Pratikno went around TNI Headquarters, looked around the aquarium and tried various equipment facilities gym available at AD Headquarters.
Andika also shared tips with Pratikno about maintaining physical fitness by lifting weights. “You can still try this, young soldiers don’t want to lose, 60 years old, you know, extraordinary,” Andika said when she saw Pratikno lifting weights.
The meeting between Pratikno and Andika has attracted public attention because in a few days there will be a change in the TNI Commander. Andika is one of the names that is widely touted as a strong candidate.
Until now, President Joko Widodo has not sent a presidential letter or a Surpres to the DPR regarding the candidate for TNI Commander in Chief to replace Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, who will retire in November. Information obtained WeatherJokowi will send the Surpres to the DPR next month.
Weather asked for confirmation from the Special Staff of the Minister of State Secretary, Faldo Maldini regarding the incident but has not yet received a response.
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