Boat-sinking Indonesian minister dares Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to paddle race – The Straits Times

Boat-sinking Indonesian minister dares Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to paddle race – The Straits Times

Mark Zuckerberg
JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - An Indonesian minister, known for sinking foreign vessels intruding into the country's waters, has challenged Mr Mark Zuckerberg to a race after the Facebook Inc founder posted a picture of himself paddling on Lake Tahoe. Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti threw down the gauntlet to Mr Zuckerberg on Instagram in response to a post that showed him on a paddle board on Lake Tahoe, with the sun setting in the backdrop. Ms Susi said she would love to challenge Mr Zuckerberg to a "paddle race and win 10 per cent of Facebook". The minister said she would sell the shares and use the money to buy a "few big patrol vessels" to protect Indonesian waters from illegal fishing. She would also purchase thousands of new fishing boats for Indonesian fishermen so that they can "go fishing more and better", she said in comments that generated more than 5, 000 responses on the social media platform and were liked by more than 55, 000 users. Ms Susi said she would sell the shares back to Mr Zuckerberg. Facebook and Mr Zuckerberg haven't responded to the minister's ....


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