Jakarta-wapresri.go.id. On Tuesday (Oct. 4) Vice President Jusuf Kalla received the visit of  the Association of Indonesian Private Television Stations (ATVSI) chairman Ishadi together with the organizing committee of the 2016 Indonesia Broadcasting Expo (IBX) at the Office of the Vice President in Jakarta.

Ishadi who is also the President Director of Trans TV invited the Vice President to open the 3rd IBX which will be held by ATVSI on October 21 to 23, 2016, at Balai Kartini, Jakarta.

“IBX is a biennial event and is an opportunity to expose the development and advancement of television in Indonesia, both national and local televisions, including networked televisions, especially in terms of creativity and innovation of broadcast production,” said Ishadi, adding that this event will be participated by all ATVSI members.

Responding to Ishadi’s request, the Vice President expressed his willingness to attend the opening ceremony.

Also attending  to consort Ishadi were the 2016 IBX organizing committee who are representating various national television stations, namely Neil R. Tobing (Viva News), David Audy (MNC), Shanty R and Fifi Aleyda Yahya (Metro TV), Gilang Iskandar and Sutanto Hartono (SCTV), and Imam Soedjarwo (Indosiar).

Meanwhile, the Vice President was accompanied by Head of Vice president’s Secretariat Mohamad Oemar, Vice President’s Deputy on Government Policy Support Dewi Fortuna Anwar, and the Special Staff of the Vice President on Communications and Information Husein Abdullah. (KIP, Setwapres).