President Yudhoyono awarded traditional title of Luwu Kingdom

24 Februar, 2014 | Source: Antara News

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and First lady Ani Yudhoyono were bestowed traditional titles from the 40th King of Luwu Andi Maradang Mackulau Opu To Bau at the Palace of the Luwu Kingdom, South Sulawesi.

"With the responsibility, honor, and pride bestowed on me, I hope to implement what the people of Palopo whole-hearted expect of me," the President stated at the award ceremony for the traditional title in Palopo, South Sulawesi, on Friday.

The "Anakoji To Appamonang Ri Luwu" title, which was awarded to the President, means "The Glorious Prince Who Arched the Dignity in Luwu." Meanwhile, the First Lady was awarded the "We Tappa Cina Warawarae Ri Manjapai" title, which means "The Princess Who Has a Shining Bright Face From Majapahit."

The award ceremony for the traditional title began with the "Ripaduppai Lellung" procession. The President and First lady were covered by the honorary hood by "Sanro Padduppa" or shaman and were escorted to the palace front door.

After the procession, they were guided to the "Lamming Pulaweng" or primary throne.

Before the award ceremony for the traditional title, the President offered Friday prayers at the Luwu Palopo Great Mosque. Thereafter, the President gave a speech wherein he called on all Muslims to be good citizens and servants of God.

Previously, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was also awarded the traditional title as an honorary resident of the Tana Toraja community in
South Sulawesi, which is reputed for its high tolerance and harmony.

 

The South Korean Government under President Moon Jae-in`s administration is trying to strengthen South Korea`s diplomatic relations with Indonesia and other ASEAN member countries, said Choe Won-gi, Head of the Korean National Diplomatic Academy.
The North Maluku Cultural Heritage Preservation Office (BPCB) will collect data on prehistoric cave paintings existing in 36 caves on Kisar Island, Southwest Maluku District, Maluku Province, on Nov 14-28, 2018.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) held a bilateral meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank (WB) Annual Meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said he appreciated Indonesia`s commitment to host the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank after it was repeatedly hit by major earthquakes and tsunami.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has outlined four priorities in handling efforts to rescue and assist victims of the magnitude-7.4 earthquake and a subsequent tsunami in Palu, Donggala, Sigi, and Parigi Moutong districts, Central Sulawesi Province.
The world did not need to seek a superhero in realizing world peace besides a global leadership of all nations and shared responsibility, according to Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu