President of the Republic of Indonesia along with Minister of Public Works and People's Housing, Minister of State Secretary, Minister of Youth and Sports, and Head of Creative Economy Board directly observed venue in Gelora Bung Karno area on 25 June 2018. President and entourage arrived at Southeast Silang Plaza right in front of Bung Karno Statue walking through South Plaza to Gateway of GBK at Jalan Sudirman. In addition to viewing the venue, the President also saw directly the construction of cauldron and pedestrian in the area of GBK. In a press statement the President of the Republic of Indonesia conveyed, "I check the readiness of both the opening, venues that exist and also related to the environment around GBK. I see all goes well and we expect on the coming 18 August we are totally ready one hundred percent. Ready from the venue side, organizing, opening and achievement ".