President Joko Widodo conveyed a number of leadership-related messages to the Heads of OSIS from high school in Indonesia, Thursday, May 3, 2018, gathered in the backyard of Presidential Palace Bogor, West Java. While having a casual dialogue, the Head of State discussed the conditions that a leader must have. Also present to accompany the President in the event were Minister of Education and Culture Muhadjir Effendy and Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi.
"Being a leader should be able to encourage, encourage, inspire, set an example, set an example, can protect," said the President to the students.
In addition, courage is also one of the conditions that must be owned by a leader. Given the many trials and obstacles to be faced in the future.
For that reason, the President appreciates and supports the students to follow the 'Student Leadership Training of the Year 2018'. Expected after the activity, embedded leadership for the students who participated.
"Children should have a sense of pride in the country and its people so that they are brought together in the training student leadership in 2018," said the President.
The President also invites students to dare to aspire to become the best leader in the future.
"Who wants to be a regent please, want to be mayor please, want to be governor please, want to be a minister please, want to be entrepreneur please, want to be a doctor please, want to be president please," said President.
Previously, the President had invited 272 students from 34 provinces to tour the Presidential Palace Bogor, West Java. The occasion was used by the Head of State to explain the various information about the Presidential Palace built by Governor-General, Baron van Imhoff in 1745.
"I also told that in this castle we have 460 deer, 13 goats, etc. I explain everything in detail," said the President.