NasDem formally nominates Anies Baswedan as 2024 presidential candidate

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deklarasi Anies Baswedan
Presidential candidate declaration by NasDem Party. (Source: Media Indonesia)

Jakarta, IO – NasDem Party central secretariat (DPP) has officially declared Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan a presidential candidate for the upcoming 2024 presidential election. The declaration was held at NasDem Tower, Gondangdia, Central Jakarta, Monday (2/10).

According to Nasdem Party chairman Surya Paloh, Anies was chosen because NasDem needs a national leader who can address all the challenges facing Indonesia at the moment.

“Leader who will not only continue what has been achieved so far but is also able to give hope to their people. Leader who has strong moral authority, constitutional commitment, and personal capacity in carrying out his duties and responsibilities,” said Surya Paloh.

Anies Baswedan said he really appreciated the declaration and accepted the trust put in him. He hoped he can open a new chapter in the journey of NasDem, known for its spirit of democratic maturity and commitment and consistency in prioritizing the interests of the state.