PRESIDENT Joko Widodo revealed that as many as 60,000 tickets sold at the Mandalika MotoGP race were sold out. He also believes that this grand agenda will be able to raise Indonesia’s prestige at the world level.
« Alhamdulillah, our target of 60,000 tickets has been sold out. We hope this will become a new brand for our country that Indonesia has a MotoGP circuit that is not inferior to other countries, » said Jokowi at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (16/3). .
Regarding the profits obtained from the event, the president said the implementing party would do the calculations after the event was over.
« Later, when it is finished, we will calculate how many people have entered. We will calculate everything after the event is over, » said the former mayor of Solo.
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As is known, the Head of State today, Wednesday (16/3), visited 20 MotoGP racers namely Marc Marquez, Jack Miller, Alex Rins, Francesco Bagnaia, Takaaki Nakagami, Joan Mir, Alex Marquez and Pol Espargaro also attended the meeting.
After talking and taking pictures with the racers, Jokowi released them for the convoy from the Merdeka Palace to the HI Roundabout.
« Earlier we had released together the drivers from abroad so that later they will immediately compete in Mandalika Friday, Saturday, Sunday, » he said. (OL-5)