Tuesday, November 10, 2009
HEROES DAY COMMEMORATION - 10 NOVEMBER
Yudhoyono arrived at the Kalibata promptly at 08.00 WIB greeted by the Metro Jaya police chief. Meanwhile, Vice President Boediono present in about ten minutes earlier.
Also present at the Heroes Day commemoration ceremony of the ministers of United Indonesia Cabinet, the Chief Bambang Hendarso Danuri, Attorney General Hendarman Supanji, and Chairman of the House Marzuki Alie.
Ceremony began with a procession of silence and the sown flowers at the tomb of a number of government officials, like former Vice President under President Soeharto, Adam Malik, the tomb of former Vice President Suharto era, Sudharmono, former Armed Forces Commander Edi Sudrajat, and former Chairman of the MPRS, AH Nasution.
President Yudhoyono also sow flowers in a procession of some grave heroes of the revolution, such as Sutoyo Siswomiharjo, S Parman, Ahmad Yani, MT Haryono, and Suprapto. Commemoration ceremony which lasted about 50 minutes has also caused traffic jams along the way Kalibata, Jakarta.