Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo sworn in for final term

Indonesia’s President Joko
Widodo has been sworn into
office for his second and
final five-year term yesterday
amid a string of fresh
challenges around security,
corruption and economic
slowdown.

Widodo, popularly known as
Jokowi, took oath at a
ceremony in the capital,
Jakarta, attended by
politicians and foreign
dignitaries that was
broadcast live on national
television yesterday.

Re-elected in polls that took
place in 17th April, the 58
year-old was Sworn into
office along with 76-year-old
vice president Maruf Amin,
who replaces Widodo’s vice
president in his first term,
Jusuf Kalla