President Jokowi Scheduled to Watch Formula E Jakarta LiveEnglish
President Joko Widodo or known as President Jokowi is planned to witness the 2022 Formula E electric car race live at the Jakarta International E-Prix Circuit (JIEC) on June 4.
The possibility of President Jokowi's arrival was conveyed by the Jakarta Police, Polda Metro. The Head of the Operational Bureau of the Metro Police, Marsudiyanto, said that the president's guard team had reviewed the location of the Formula.
Marsudianto revealed the Metro Police have also ruled traffic flow regulations by preparing 1,700 personnel ahead of the arrival of President Jokowi later.
One hour before the president arrives, large vehicles, especially containers, will be stopped until the president's activities are completed.
Jakarta will hold the Formula E electric car championship for the first time with Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan as the pioneer of the activity.
The Jakarta Formula E organizing committee said that the cost of implementing the electric car racing event was Rp 120 billion to Rp 130 billion. The length of the Jakarta Formula E circuit is 2.4 kilometers with a circuit construction cost of Rp 60 billion.
The circuit has 18 corners with a shape resembling a lumping horse. In addition to the cost of building the circuit, the committee also built other supporting facilities such as a spectator stage and a racer's paddock.