Jokowi, flanked by First Lady Iriana and PM Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, arrived at the venue at around 2 p.m. to watch the first maneuver of the fighters forming a running arrow.
In the next maneuvers, the two countries fighter jets formed a figure of a 50 number to refer to the 50 years of age of the two countries bilateral relationship (1967-2017).
On the occasion, Air Forces of the two countries also presented marching bands.
The event was also attended by the commander of Indonesias Defense Forces General Gatot Nurmantyo; Minister/State Secretary Pratikno; Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan; Coordinating Minister for Economy Darmin Nasution; and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto.
The chief of Roesmin Nurjadin air base in Pekanbaru, Major Sus Rizwar, stated that twenty F-16s from the airbase, and Singapore had earlier conducted a simulation of maneuvering above the Indonesian province of Riau in Sumatra ahead of the event.
He said besides F-16s from the two countries, five F-15s from Singapore would also conduct performance.(*)