Gov’t to Confer Honorary Medals to 18 Figures
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Thursday (08/03) at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, received a visit from the Board of Honor and Service.
“We, as Head and Members of the Board of Honor and Service, have been welcomed by the President in preparation for the issuing of service and decoration and honorary medals to individuals who have met the requirements for service and contribution, or made innovations,” Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud M.D. who is also the Head of the Board said.
According to Mahfud, President Jokowi agreed to confer the medals as proposed by the board. The medals are Bintang Mahaputera Utama, Bintang Mahaputra Pratama, Bintang Jasa Utama, Bintang Jasa Pratama, and Bintang Budaya Parama Dharma.
“We have decided to give decoration medals and honorary medals to eighteen individuals,” he remarked. (BPMI Presidential Secretariat/UN) (GWH/RAS/LW)