President Jokowi Receives FBR at Bogor Palace
Date 18 Maret 2019
President Joko Jokowi Widodo on Monday (18/3) welcomed leaders of the Forum Betawi Rempug (FBR), a Jakarta-based ethnic-cultural mass organization, at Bogor Palace, West Java.
After the meeting, Chairman of the FBR Lutfi Hakim told the press that they came to the meeting as representative of the Betawi community to express their gratitude to President Jokowi for his concern over traditional communities in Indonesia.
Lutfi also cited an example of the Governments concern to Betawi ethnic group, namely the newly launched banknotes which display a Betawi icon and a Betawi figure.
This is the first time a Betawi figure and a Betawi cultural symbol are printed in our banknote. One in Rp100,000 (Betawi Mask Dance) and the other is in Rp2,000 (Betawi figure Mohammad Husni Thamrin), Lutfi added.
Meanwhile, regarding the Presidents request to tackle hoaxes, the Chairman stated that long before that, his organization had already carried out an anti-hoax declaration and constantly remind the people about the danger of hoaxes and how to tackle them. (DND/JAY/ES)
Translated by : Fairuzzamani Inayatillah
Edited by : Estu Widyamurti, M. Ersan Pamungkas