According to the PPP lawmaker, the party members will elect their new chairman during the national congress. Several names have been proposed by regional and local executive boards. The number of proposed names may continue to rise before December.
"Several names have been proposed by regional and local PPP officials," Arsul told Medcom.id here on Monday.
Some of the proposed names are PPP Acting Chairman Suharso Monoarfa, Presidential Advisory Council Member M Mardino, PPP politician Ahmad Muqowam, East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa, former East Java vice governor Saifullah Yusuf and former Jakarta vice governor Sandiaga Uno.
"We want to promote a democratic political process within the party," Arsul stated.
To tackle the spread of coronavirus, the national congress will implement strict health protocols, such as wearing face masks and maintaining safe distance.