Omanis cautioned to stay away from public gatherings in Indonesia
May 21, 2019 | 11:01 AM
by Times News Service
Jakarta. Photo for illustration purpose only

Muscat: Omani citizens in Indonesia have been warned to avoid public gatherings and marches that will occur in the wake of Indonesia's elections.

Oman's Embassy in Jakarta said in a statement, "The Embassy calls on all Omanis in Indonesia to remain cautious and to avoid marches and gatherings that will take after the announcement of the results of the Presidential elections."

The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, won a second term in the elections, and the 17 April polls were the biggest in the country's history, with over 190 million eligible voters selecting their Presidential, parliamentary, and regional candidates of choice on a single day. The massive exercise saw voters choose from 245,000 candidates with over 20,000 seats up for grabs.

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