Thursday, 22 October 2020 | 04:27 WIB

Jokowi Supports Food Trucks, Inviting Young Entrepreneurs to Bogor Palace

President Joko Widodo supports food trucks.

BOGOR, NETRALNEWS.COM - Food and beverage outlets utilizing modified vehicles or food trucks are popular today. This Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) becomes the choice for young entrepreneurs to start a business.

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo gave support to SMEs by reviewing the invited Food Truck Community to the October 28 Youth Pledge Day celebration by the Creative Economy Agency and the Office of Presidential Staff

"Yes, it should be like this, foods look more hygienic, right," said President to the media while reviewing some food truck outlets parked in the backyard of Bogor Presidential Palace on Saturday (10/28/2017).

Jokowi said food trucks are innovation that can be done by street vendors in selling food.

Head of state assessed the innovative sale system can be developed in the area of Jakarta.

Food truck can provide added value to products through improved quality and service.

"The most important thing is hygiene and seeing the level it is upgraded. Our MSME should be assisted like this," said President.

Eight vehicles consisting of trucks and modified VW Combi were lined up on the outskirts of Bogor Presidential Palace garden facing the Bogor Botanical Garden.

In addition, in celebrating the Youth Pledge Day, the Palace also invited outstanding athletes in badminton branch, as well as communities built by outstanding young Indonesian youth which featured modifications to motorcycles, painted shoes and caps, skateboard community and some SMEs that exhibit clothing and handbag products.

In the event, the President also held direct discussions with youths who have beneficial activities for the environment in their respective areas in education and environment.