Why Anies Baswedan has been gaining traction in Indonesia’s Presidential race | The World

Indonesia will elect a new president in the next 12 months. The transfer of power is being closely watched in Australia, which considers Indonesia one of its most important partners and closest friends. Outgoing Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has been building his profile as the presidential race intensifies. In a wide-ranging interview with The World, he explains why Australia and Indonesia “need each other” and addresses several controversies surrounding his campaign.

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