President Jokowi Visits Bung Karno’s Grave in Blitar

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 3 Januari 2019
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President Jokowi and a number of high ranking officials visit Bung Karno’s grave in Blitar, East Java, Thursday (3/1). (Photo by: Oji/Public Relations Division)

President Jokowi and a number of high ranking officials visit Bung Karno’s grave in Blitar, East Java, Thursday (3/1). (Photo by: Oji/Public Relations Division)

As part of his working visit in East Java province, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Thursday (3/1) visited the grave of Indonesia’s founding father and first President Soekarno or Bung Karno, in Blitar, 161 kilometers to the south west of provincial capital Surabaya.

A number of high-ranking officials accompanied the President during the visit, including Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, and East Java Governor Soekarwo.

 

 

President Jokowi together with Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung and East Java Governor Soekarwo after visiting Bung Karno’s grave, Blitar, East Java, Thursday (1/3). (Photo by: Oji/Public Relations Division)

President Jokowi together with Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung and East Java Governor Soekarwo after visiting Bung Karno’s grave, Blitar, East Java, Thursday (1/3). (Photo by: Oji/Public Relations Division)

During the East Java visit, the President is also scheduled to distribute land certificates to the residents in Blitar regency and inaugurate a low-cost apartment (rusunawa) at the Tulungagung State Islamic Institute (IAIN) and the Tulungagung Teacher Training College (STKIP PGRI). On Friday (4/1), the President is slated to visit the towns of Trenggalek and Ponorogo. (UN/RSF/RAH/OJI/ES)

 

 

 

 

 

Translated by: Muhardi

Edited by: M. Ersan Pamungkas

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