TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) congratulated the female members of the Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) corps and the National Police during a morning assembly consisting of all-female members at the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta today.
“During this opportunity, I would like to congratulate my fellow courageous women who are not afraid of challenges and risks with a happy Kartini Day,” said President Jokowi.
Jokowi acted as the ceremonial inspector, leading tens of thousands of female members from the TNI, Indonesian Police, civil servants. The TNI Commander Hadi Tjahjanto, Police General Tito Karnavian, and Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan were also present at the assembly.
TNI, Police, and general participants of the assembly had gathered at Monas since 06:30 am. Meanwhile, President Jokowi could be seen wearing a full formal suit and topped with a peci, which is a traditional Indonesian cap.