"This party is a people-based party. Of course its governance will be very important in the future. So that hopefully it will become a model for political parties in Indonesia," Asman said at the Millennium Hotel, Jakarta on Saturday, 7 December. 2019.
According to him, PAN needs to create politicians that have national or even international standards. Moreover, PAN politicians also need to be heavily involved in building the nation.
"we hope to be able to change and make the country better," he said.
Bogor Mayor Bima Arya Sugiarto is also ready to compete with incumbent candidate Zulkifli Hasan. He cllaimed to have gained support to become a PAN chairman candidate.
"I see little possibility of an election by acclamation. It looks like there will be a democratic process that is quite interesting and dynamic in this party early next year at the congress," he said.
Aside from Bima, Asman and Zulkifli other candidates who will run for office are PAN’s Deputy Chairmans Hanafi Rais and Mulfachri Harahap.
"In my opinion there is little possibility of an election by acclamation because there are many candidates," said Bima.