President Joko Widodo , Saturday afternoon, August 4, 2018, spoke to sports activists and social media activists in the backyard of the Bogor Presidential Palace. This event is held in order to promote the 2018 Asian Games.
"We also want our achievements to be in the top 10, because previously we were ranked 17th in the previous Asian Games. I asked for the top 10. "said the President.
Two weeks before the Asian sports grand event, the President considered that Indonesia's preparation as the host was very good. A total of 16,000 athletes and officials from 45 countries will attend the multi-sport event.
"Hopefully the implementation of the implementation will run well," he continued.
In addition to the preparation and achievements, the President also advised all parties to continue to promote the 2018 Asian Games, given the implementation time is getting closer. The President wants this grand event to be successful and not inferior to the previous Asian Games event.
"This is not a small event, but a 45-nation sporting event that we must continue to hold so that this event is not inferior to the previous Asian Games event. So I ask once again, the state asks, the government asks, we all raise, promote the Asian Games 2018, "he said. ( biro pers )