President Jokowi observes Heroes` Day in Bandung

President Jokowi observes Heroes` Day in Bandung

President Jokowi laid a wreath at the monument to national heroes in Bandung District, West Java Province, on Nov 10, 201. (Bayu Prasetyo)

Bandung, W Java (ANTARA News)- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) presided over a function to commemorate Heroes` Day, which is observed every Nov 10, in Cikutra heroes` cemetery, here, Saturday.

The Head of State and entourage arrived at the cemetery at 8 a.m. local time.

Jokowi acted as an inspector of ceremony in the commemoration of Heroes` Day.

He laid a wreath at the monument to the national heroes, and put flowers on the graves of several fallen heroes.

Among members of the presidential entourage joining the ceremony were Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Head of the Presidential Staff Moeldoko, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto, Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, Commander of the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) Gen Hadi Tjahjanto, and Chief of the Indonesian Police Gen Tito Karnavian.

Reporting by Bayu Prasetyo
Editing by Fardah, Suharto

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