Surabaya City Government held Gala Dinner in order to commemorate 725 years of Surabaya City tonight (5/5). Located at the House of Mayor of Surabaya, the event was attended by hundreds of invited guests who came from various circles both residents of Surabaya and from outside.
Mayor of Surabaya, Dr. (H.C.) Ir. Tri Rismaharini, MT in her speech to welcome all participants of Surabaya Vaganza 2018, which tomorrow will hold a parade around Surabaya city with procession of Ornamental Car, stakeholders of Surabaya city both public and private, as well as unique and extraordinary guest is addressed to the Senate Delegates of Dentistry Faculty in Indonesia.
On this occasion, Risma conveyed, Surabaya City managed to survive until as old as this is not only the result of struggle arek-arek (People, red.) Suroboyo solely, but also because there is a cross-tribal and cultural roles citizens that also actively struggled at the time. “Take a look at the Heroes Cemetery of Surabaya, you will find many typical names of tribes from outside the city of Surabaya, even outside the island of Java is buried as a hero there, it’s proof that diversity has always been a force in the city of Surabaya”.
On the previous occasion, as a speaker in Student Leadership and National Student Managerial (LKMM-Nas) PSMKGI event at Sahid Hotel Surabaya (4/5), Risma was impressed by the spirit and compoundness of cross-culture dentistry students in PSMKGI. “The spirit like this is a good provision to cultivate courage, I am struggling with the people of Surabaya capitalize the courage in innovating for the community, because togetherness will solve many problems in the community” Said Risma.
“As an appreciation, I will invite all participants of LKMM-Nas PSMKGI to be present tomorrow on May 5th at Mayor’s Home Office, all of you guests will be entertained in Surabaya!” Invite Risma at that time accompanied by the boisterous applause of the students.
Meanwhile, Vice Dean of 1 FKG Airlangga University, Prof. Dr. Anita Yuliati, drg., M.Kes who also attended as an invitation said, “Mrs. Risma’s success in leading Surabaya is a successful example of a good leadership and managerial model of a leader. This invitation is very valuable for us LKMM-Nas PSMKGI with her inspirational movements (Risma, red.) “said Anita.
At the end of his speech, Risma expressed his hope that the participants of Surabaya Vaganza and the invitees can feel at home in the City of Heroes. Surabaya is a safe city so they do not have to worry to enjoy the beauty of the city. After the welcome ceremony and the exchange of souvenirs, the participants were invited to enjoy a typical culinary presentation of Surabaya.
Author: Gilang R. Sabdho Wening, drg., M.Kes