President Jokowi Bestows Order of Merit on 18 Figures

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 14 Agustus 2023
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President Jokowi Monday (08/14) bestows Order of Merit and State Decoration on 18 figures at the State Palace, Jakarta. (Photo by: PR/Agung)

In a bid to commemorate the 78th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia this year, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Monday (08/14) has conferred order of merit and state decoration on 18 figures at the State Palace, Jakarta.

The awarding of the order of merit and state decoration is based on Presidential Decree of the Republic of Indonesia Number 66, 67, 68, and 69/TK of 2023, which was stipulated in Jakarta on August 7, 2023.

After the awarding, the President highlighted that the awarding of the order of merit and state decoration is carried out at the discretion of the Board of Title, Order of Merit, and State Decoration in accordance with special terms and conditions.

In response to the order of merit she received, First Lady Ibu Iriana Jokowi expressed her gratitude to the Government. “Thank you to the Government,” said Ibu Iriana.

The following is the complete list of recipients of order or merit and state decoration:

Adipradana Star of the Republic of Indonesia:
– Iriana, the First Lady of the Republic of Indonesia

Mahaputera Adipradana Star:
– Wury Estu Handayani, the Spouse of the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia
– Sukma Violetta, a member of the Judicial Commission of the Republic of Indonesia
– Saldi Isra, Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court

Mahaputera Utama Star:
– Joko Sasmito, a member of the Judicial Commission of the Republic of Indonesia

Mahaputera Pratama Star:
– Commissioner General (Ret.) Boy Rafli Amar, the Head of the National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT), (May 2020 – March 2023)

Mahaputera Nararya Star:
– Wishnutama Kusubandio, artist

Jasa Utama Star:
– Sumartoyo, a member of the Judicial Commission of the Republic of Indonesia
– Makarim Wibisono, Senior Advisor to the Minister of Environment
– Anak Agung Gde Ngurah Ari Dwipayana, Special Staff to the President
– Sukardi Rinakit, Special Staff to the President
– Olly Dondokambey, Governor of North Sulawesi

Jasa Pratama Star:
– R. Soehardjono Sastromihardjo, the Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN-Habitat (2016-2020)
– Sudharto Prawoto Hadi, Professor of Environmental Management at Diponegoro University
– Edvin Aldrian, Expert Researcher at the Center for Climate and Atmospheric Research of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN)

Jasa Nararya Star:
– The late Ki Mohamad Amir Sutaarga, a museum expert

Budaya Parama Dharma Star:
–  The late Tjokorda Gde Agung Sukawati, a cultural practitioner
– The late Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Haryo Djojokusumo, a cultural and educational artist

(TGH/UN) (FI/EP)

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