President Jokowi Leads National Heroes Day Ceremony

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 10 November 2021
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President Jokowi acts as the inspector for ceremony to commemorate National Heroes Day at Kalibata Heroes Cemetery in Jakarta, Wednesday (10/11). Source: YouTube Channel of Presidential Secretariat.

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (10/11) acted as inspector for ceremony to commemorate National Heroes Day held at Kalibata Heroes Cemetery in East Jakarta.

The ceremony began with a report delivered by ceremony commander Marine Colonel Danuri to the ceremony inspector, followed by giving a salute to the fallen heroes.

Afterward, the siren was sounded to commemorate the Battle of November 10, 1945 in Surabaya, followed by a moment of silence led by the ceremony inspector.

“Let’s take a moment of silence to honor the service of our nation’s heroes,” President Jokowi said.

After the President laid a wreath at a monument, Minister of Religious Affairs Yaqut Cholil Qoumas recited a prayer for the heroes.

The ceremony concluded with a final salute to the heroes, led by the ceremony commander. (MAY/AIT/UN) (RI/EP)

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