He was accompanied by Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs H. Wiranto, Minister for Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Rudiantara, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung Wibowo, Chairman of Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board Thomas Trikasih Lembong, and Indonesia’s Ambassador to Vietnam Ibnu Hadi. President Joko Widodo was born in 1961 in Surakarta city. He graduated from the Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia. He is a member of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (Partai Demokrasi Indonesia-Perjuangan; PDI-P). He founded the Cooperatives of Developing Small-Scale Industry of Solo in 1990, before serving as Head of Mining and Energy Division of Surakarta Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 1992 to 1996, and then as Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Furniture and Craft Industry of Surakarta from 2002 to 2007. He held the position of mayor of Surakarta city from 2005 to 2012. He then took office as Governor of Jakarta from 2012 to 2014. On July 9, 2014 he was declared as the winner of the presidential elections and was sworn in as Indonesian President for the 2014-2019 period on October 20, 2014.