According to JK, his meeting with Gatot did not relate to politics. During a visit to Gelora Bung Karno (GBK), Jakarta, met with Gatot Nurmantyo just because he watched the Asian Games XVIII karate contest. "There is no conversation with Timses," he said.
In addition, he said, Gatot was currently chairman of the General Council (PB) Federation of Indonesian Karate Do (Forki). So that when he watched the match he was accompanied by the federation that participated. "Gatot president can karate, so I came and he [Gatot] host, & # 39; said JK.
The visit of JK on the seventh day of the Asian Games event in 2018 is to follow the location and a number of ongoing competitions. When he arrived in Palembang, he and his wife boarded the Light Rail Transit (LRT) of the SMB II Airport in Palembang.
Arriving at the JSC complex he also judged various competitions, such as rowing, volleyball and a number of locations. Before he watched the game, JK visited the JSC Palembang dining hall, where Asian athletes ate athletes competing in Palembang.
JK said the city of Palembang was ready to organize the Asian Games this year. The city of Palembang is the only city outside Java that can run it because of the construction of supporting facilities and infrastructure. "Palembang can," he said.
Editor: Iwan Sutiawan