JAKARTA, (Indonesia) MHI – Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) awarded the promotion and Jalasena Star to the soldiers of the TNI KRI Nanggala-402 who died while carrying out duties in […]
JAKARTA, (Indonesia) MHI – Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) awarded the promotion and Jalasena Star to the soldiers of the TNI KRI Nanggala-402 who died while carrying out duties in the waters north of Bali Island.
“The state will award the promotion one level higher, as well as Bintang Jasa Jalasena for the dedication, dedication, and sacrifice of the best soldiers,” said the President in a press statement at the Merdeka Palace, DKI Jakarta Province, Monday (26/04/2021).
The government will also guarantee the education of the sons and daughters of kri nanggala-402 soldiers’ families up to undergraduate level.
In addition, the President expressed his appreciation and appreciation to the elements involved in the search for the kri nanggala-402 submarine that has been missing since Wednesday, April 21.
“I would also like to express my highest appreciation and appreciation to the TNI, Polri, Basarnas, Bakamla, BPPT, and KNKT, as well as all the elements that I can not call one by one that have made maximum efforts in finding this KRI Nanggala-402,” said the President.
Appreciation was also given by the Head of State to friendly countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, and Australia who helped in the search for the submarine.
On this occasion, the President did not forget to express deep sorrow over the loss of 53 Navy soldiers in KRI Nanggala-402 in carrying out duties in the waters north of Bali Island.
“They are the best sons of the nation, the best patriots guardians of state sovereignty. Your devotion will be reflected in the hearts of all Indonesians. May the spirits of the Soldiers of Hiu Kencana get the best place in the side of God Almighty, and the families left behind are given sincerity, patience, and fortitude,” he said.
On this occasion, President Jokowi also ordered the Commander of the TNI and the Chief of Police to arrest all members of the Armed Criminal Group (KKB) in Papua.
This was conveyed by the President after getting a report from the Commander of the TNI and the Chief of Police about the death of Kabinda (Head of Regional Bin) Papua Brigadier General I Gusti Putu Danny Nugraha Karya in contact with the KKB in Dambet Village, Beoga District, Puncak Regency, Papua Province on Sunday (25/04/2021).
“I have also ordered the Commander of the TNI and the Chief of Police to continue to pursue and arrest all members of the KKB. I reiterate that there is no place for armed criminal groups on Papuan soil or in all corners of the country,” he said in a press statement at Merdeka Palace, Monday (04/26/2021).
The President also awarded a higher-level promotion to Brig. Gen. I Gusti Putu Danny for his dedication, dedication, and sacrifice.
“On behalf of the people, the nation, and the country, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and those left behind. Let’s pray that the spirit of the late Brig. Gen. I Gusti Putu Danny gets the best place in the side of God Almighty,” said the President.
Also accompanying the President in the press statement, Vice President Ma’ruf Amin, Tni Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo, and Bin Budi Gunawan.
Source : Press, Media, and Information Bureau of the Presidential Secretariat