To my Christian brothers and sisters throughout the country and wherever they are, may peace, joy and harmony continue to accompany usJakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo wished a Merry Christmas to all Christians in the country through his verified social media account @jokowi on Instagram, Wednesday. In his remarks, the President uploaded an illustrated picture showing a family celebrating Christmas together.
The President also wrote a message where he hoped that peace, joy, and harmony will always accompany us.
"To my Christian brothers and sisters throughout the country and wherever they are, may peace, joy and harmony continue to accompany us," the President wrote in the account managed by his Digital Communications Team.
In addition to the President, Chairman of DPP Gerindra Prabowo Subianto, who is also Indonesia’s Minister of Defense, conveyed his Christmas greetings through the social media.
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Through his Instagram account Insta Story @Prabowo, he echoed the President’s greetings, "To my brothers and sisters who are Christians, congratulations on celebrating Christmas 2019. May peace and harmony between religious believers accompany our beloved nation."
Meanwhile, Indonesia's sixth president and Chairman of the Democratic Party Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, through his Twitter account @SBYudhoyono prayed for Christmas 2019 to bring happiness and hope to Christians.
Yudhoyono invited all Indonesians to respect Christians who celebrate Christmas so that the celebrations takes place safely and peacefully.
"May this 2019 Christmas bring happiness & hope to Christians. Let's respect our brothers and sisters who celebrate Christmas so that everything take place safely and peacefully. Hopefully in this beloved country there will always be harmony, love and brotherhood among all of us * SBY *," Yudhoyono tweeted from his account.
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Translator: Rangga Pandu, Azis Kurmala
Editor: Rahmad Nasution
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