President Jokowi Meets Sultan of Yogyakarta at Keraton

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 7 Juni 2019
Category: News
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President Jokowi visits Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat to meet Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, Friday (7/6). (Photo: BPMI).

President Jokowi visits Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat to meet Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, Friday (7/6). (Photo: BPMI).

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and First Lady Ibu Iriana along with their first grandchild Jan Ethes visited the family of the Sultan of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat at Sultan Palace (known as Keraton) on Friday (7/6).

Upon arrival at the Keraton, President Jokowi was welcomed by family of the Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X including the daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren, namely GKR Mangkubumi, GKR Condrokirono, GKR Maduretno, GKR Hayu, GKR Bendara, KPH Wironegoro, KPH Purbadiningrat, KPH Notonegoro, RM Marrel, RM Drastya, and RAj Irdina.

The President then walked towards the inner court yard and was welcomed by Sultan Hamengkubuwono and his wife GKR Hemas.

After visiting for about 30 minutes, President Jokowi took a photo and left the Keraton to return to the Yogyakarta’s Presidential Palace Gedung Agung. (BPMI / EN)

Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: Yuyu Mulyani

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