President Jokowi Visits Madurese Handicrafts Stand at Trunojoyo Airport

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 20 April 2022
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President Jokowi Wednesday (04/20) buys traditional headdress udeng blangkon at a local Madurese handicrafts stand in the waiting area of Trunojoyo Airport, Sumenep regency, East Java province. (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Laily Rachev)

During his working visit to East Java province, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (04/20), accompanied by Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto and Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, visited a Madurese handicrafts stand at Trunojoyo Airport in Sumenep regency.

Before the inauguration of the airport, the President and his entourage visited the Madurese handicrafts stand where the President bought two batik cloths and one traditional headress udeng blangkon.

The Defense Minister also bought an udeng blangkon that looks exactly alike. Both of them also wore the udeng blangkon during the inauguration ceremony of the airport.

Seller of the udeng blangkon Arif Wahyudi stated that the particular udeng blangkon bought by the President and the Defense Minister was a typical blangkon of the ancient Madurese kings. (BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/AIT) (FI/HD/EP)

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