President Jokowi Leads Pancasila Day Ceremony in Ende Regency, E. Nusa Tenggara
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (06/01) led a ceremony to commemorate Pancasila Day at Pancasila Ende Ground in Ende regency, East Nusa Tenggara province. The commemoration ceremony of Pancasila Day in Ende regency is the first ceremony carried out outside Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Pancasila Building in Jakarta.
During the ceremony, President Jokowi and First Lady Ibu Iriana wore Ragi Lambu Luka Lesu, Ende traditional cloth. The President wore a black and read pattern, while the First Lady Ibu a brown and dark purple pattern.
For the record, the Ceremony Officer was Brig. Gen. Harfendi and the Ceremony Commander was Inf. Col. Tunjung Setyabudi. The ceremony began with a report by Ceremony Commander to the Ceremony Inspector President Jokowi. Afterwards, the Inspector led the participants for a moment of silence to recall the services of Indonesian heroes and patriots.
Afterwards, People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo recited the five principles of Pancasila and House of Representatives (DPR) Deputy Speaker Lodewijk Freidrich Paulus recited the Preamble of the 1945 Constitution.
On that occasion, the President as the Ceremony Inspector delivered mandates, while Coordinating Minister for Human Development of Culture Muhadjir Effendy led a supplication which marked the conclusion of the event.
The ceremony was attended by Heads of State Institutions, Ministers of the Indonesia Onward Cabinet, Heads of Non-Ministerial Government Agencies, Regional Heads, Personnel of the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI), the Indonesian National Police (Polri), health workers, scouts, and students. (FID/UN) (AP/MUR)