Jakarta – Anies Baswedan is said to have met Ketum Gerindra Prabowo Subianto. Anies faces Prabowo to ask for an opportunity to advance in the 2019 presidential election.
“Mr. Anies Baswedan, he met with Mr. Prabowo to get the wisdom of whether allowed to follow the contestation in the Presidential Election,” DPP Vice Chairman Gerindra Ferry Juliantono told reporters after filling the discussion in Menteng, Central Jakarta, Saturday (7/7/2018).
Ferry confirmed whether or not Anies’s progress in the 2019 presidential election depends on Prabowo. Prabowo will consider the position of Anies, who is currently the Governor of DKI Jakarta.
“Pak Prabowo responded to what has grown in society that Mr. Anies Baswedan, including figures in political parties considered by the public, has a high probability level,” he continued.
Opportunities Anies forward in pilpres, according to Ferry, also illustrated through the survey. The name Anies, continued Ferry, appeared in addition to Ahmad Heryawan, Zulkifli Hasan, and Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono.
“Therefore, just looking for common ground, if there is no intersection, God willing to find the field of temunya,” said Ferry.
Prabowo in an interview on Friday (6/7) claimed to consider the name of Anies for vice president. But Prabowo admitted he could not decide unilaterally. Decision in the hands of the coalition.
“Mr. Anies is one of the candidates, a young figure we are deemed capable, so I think he is a serious candidate too,” he said.
While Anies did not talk long-related pilpres. He stressed that he is still in charge of Jakarta. And if there are parties who associate it with the 2018 presidential election, the decision is in the hands of the chairman of the political party.