Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) started the official agenda on the weekend by attending the national online driver gathering. The event was attended by online taxi and motorcycle taxi drivers.
Jokowi arrived at JIEXpo Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, Saturday (1/12/2019) at 10:10 WIB. The number one person in Indonesia was accompanied by Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi.
Jokowi immediately greeted the national gathering participants at the location. Participants also scramble to take photos or shake hands with Jokowi.
Jokowi will later speak at the online driver’s national gathering. Based on observation, the drivers present came from Grab, Go-Jek, and Bluebird operators.
For information, after the online taxi regulations are released, the government will also regulate online motorcycle taxis. Rules regarding online motorcycle taxis will come out before March 2019. That is, the rules come out a month before the election.
There are 3 main points in the rules issued by the government, including the matter of tariffs, suspensions, and safety.
“There are three issues that we will do deepening and breakdown in the form of articles, norms until paragraphs,” Director General of Land Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation Budi Setiadi told reporters.