Jakarta, Unair News
Approximately more than 10,000 strong women of the Republic of Indonesia, consisting of elements of the TNI, female police and a combination of the State Civil Apparatus (ASN) from ministries and agencies, Satpol PP, Tagana, Student Regiment, Scouts and various women’s organizations look solemn yet pretty when following National Ceremony to commemorate Kartini Day 2018, at Monas Square, Jakarta, Wednesday (25/04/2018).
The ceremony was commemorated by President Joko Widodo as the ceremonial inspector with the ceremonial commander, Colonel CHK Tetty Melina, who served as commander of the Education Center for Female Army Corps. The interesting thing is, one of the best alumni of Airlangga University who also served as chairman of the Association of Dentistry Alumni Family (IKAGI) Airlangga University, First Admiral TNI drg. R.A. Nora Lelyana, M.H., Kes, was appointed as chairman of the ceremonial committee at this morning.
First Admiral TNI drg Nora Lelyana, whose served daily as the Head of the Department of Health of the Navy is sending a message to all women through this event that this is a momentum for our nation to unite and show various the strength of Indonesian women in the form of ceremonies. “Alkhamdulillah, I am grateful to be an alumni of Unair, along with the highest element of the nation that is Inspector Ceremony, President Joko Widodo, wa altogether succesfully managed to hold the Kartini Day National Ceremony, and commenced breaking the world record for being able to present 10,977 women in one location” Nora said.
The ceremony with the theme of “United Indonesia Women, Toward a Strong State Defense” is colored by various series of preliminary activities in collaboration with the activities of the Working Cabinet of the Republic of Indonesia, Dharma Pertiwi, Kemale Bhayangkari Foundation, Persit Kartika Chandra Kirana, Jalasenastri and Pia Ardhya Garini.
The event was enlivened by attractions of TNI soldiers and police officers who represented the struggle of Admiral Keumalahayati and the struggle of RA Kartini. A total of 150 personnel carrying a rifle colone, 22 personnel performing martial arts, 15 personnel carrying a parade of horse riding cavalry, 35 personnel using escorted motorcycles, 35 parachute personnel, and 63 personnel featuring “rampak drum”.
Nora also said that his success with the entire team of organizers is inseparable from the spirit of “corsa” and the spirit of devotion of “Modern Kartini” across the Republic, “It is not easy to gather more than 10 thousand women according to the President’s request within a week, but I am proud it turns out the spirit of Indonesian women’s nationality is so strong that they can gather and mingle this much in this morning “, she concluded.
Also present in this ceremonial event, namely, the TNI Commander; TNI Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, three military chiefs of staff, Indonesian Police Chief, Police General Tito Karnavian, and a number of cabinet ministers.
Author: Gilang R. Sabdho Wening