President Jokowi Receives South Sumatera Traditional Honorary Title
Date 25 November 2018
President Joko Jokowi Widodo and First Lady Ibu Iriana Joko Widodo on Sunday (11/25) received Komering traditional honorary titles from the Komering Supreme Council, at Griya Agung, Palembang, South Sumatra province.
President Jokowi was given the title of Rajo Balak Mangkunagara, which means a Great King who holds the highest authority of the Republic of Indonesia, while First Lady Ibu Iriana Joko Widodo was given the title Ratu Indoman, which means the protector and role model of family and society for her manners and hospitality.
The title was given by H. Romli Mustikaratu as the traditional leader of the Komering Supreme Council and Syahrial Kohar as the commander of the Komering Supreme Council.
On that occasion, Governor of South Sumatra Herman Deru handed over the Adok Charter and Komering traditional language dictionary to the President.
Also present at the occasion were Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, Coordinator of Presidential Special Staff Teten Masduki, Governor of South Sumatra Herman Deru and Deputy Governor of South Sumatra Mawardi Yahya. (RSF/AGG/ES)
Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: Muhammad Ersan Pamungkas