JakartaPost JAKARTA (JP): President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is expected to stay in mudflow area of Porong, East Java for several days to get a comprehensive report on the mudflow from various institutions.Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro said before a cabinet meeting on Monday that the President would stay there for probably three days.
Susilo Bambang faces mounting political pressure from the House of Representatives recently. After avoiding the House’s interpellation session on Iran issue, Susilo Bambang has to deal with a planned interpellation on Porong mudflow.
Susilo Bambang just met Porong mudflow victims at his house on Sunday. Those victims asked him a favor to speed up the compensation disbursement promised by energy firm Lapindo.(***)