Jokowi Attends LVRI Congress

Achmad Zulfikar Fazli    •    19 Oktober 2017 22:59 WIB
president joko widodo
Jokowi Attends LVRI Congress
President Joko Widodo (Photo:, Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo closed the Ninth Indonesian Veteran Legion (LVRI) Congress at Borobodur Hotel in Central Jakarta on Thursday afternoon.

Jokowi delievered a keynote address during the closing ceremony. He underlined the importance of Pancasila ideology for the country's future.

"We will continue your struggle. We will make Indonesia great, strong and respected," the fomer Jakarta governor said.

The congress re-elected Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Rais Abin as LVRI chairman. He will lead the organization for another five years.

"I congratulate Lieutenat Colonel (Ret) Rais Abin. I wish you the best," the former Solo Mayor added.

The congress was attended by hundreds of LVRI officials. They came from all regions in the archipelago.