Cordon Guard Takes Part in Welcoming Guests of 43rd ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 6 September 2023
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Cordon Guard welcomes heads of state at the Jakarta Convention Center, Tuesday (09/05). (Photo by: InfoPublik/Amiriyandi)

During gala dinner of the 43rd ASEAN Summit, Cordon Guard of the Presidential Security Details (Paspampres) was tasked to welcome the guests of honor at Hutan Kota in Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) sports complex, Jakarta, Wednesday (09/06).

“The Cordon Guard was assigned to welcome heads of state attending the Summit,” Cordon Guard’s Platoon Commander 2Lt. CPM Sumarjo Sianturi said as quoted from the Presidential Secretariat’s YouTube channel.

According to him, the squad also welcomed heads of state upon their arrival at the Jakarta Hall Convention Center yesterday.

“We wear red and white [uniform] when we are on duty to provide security for heads of state at the [Presidential] Palace. However, we are now wearing a special black uniform of Cordon Guard at the Summit,” he added.

He also stated that the squad had made careful preparations to welcome heads of state at the ASEAN Summit.

“We did not encounter any problems during the preparation. Everything is safe, trouble-free, and under control,” he remarked.

For the record, the Cordon Guard is the best Indonesian National Army military soldiers who serve as state protocol officers. (Communication & Media Team for the 43rd ASEAN Summit/UN) (GWH/RAS/MMB)

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