• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SUHARTO OF INDONESIA PRESENTED THE HIGHEST PRESIDENTIAL BANNER OF HONOUR TO THE DJAKARTA MILITARY COMMAND ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 19TH ANNIVERSARY IN DJAKARTA ON TUESDAY.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT SUHARTO OF INDONESIA PRESENTED THE HIGHEST PRESIDENTIAL BANNER OF HONOUR TO THE DJAKARTA MILITARY COMMAND ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 19TH ANNIVERSARY IN DJAKARTA ON TUESDAY. THE PRESENTATION TOOK PLACE AT A PARADE IN DJAKARTA'S SPORTS COMPLEX.

    ALSO PRESENT FOR THE CEREMONY WERE MAJOR GENERAL AMIR MACHMUD, LEADER OF THE DJAKARTA MILITARY COMMAND, GOVERNMENT LEADERS AND DIPLOMATS.

    IT WAS THE THIRD SUCH BANNER TO BE AWARDED IN ONE MONTH. THE OTHER TWO UNITS TO RECEIVE IT WERE THE MILITARY COMMANDS OF CENTRAL AND EAST JAVA.

    IN HIS SPEECH, PRESIDENT SUHARTO SAID THE AWARD WAS TO MARK THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE COMMAND TOWARDS THE ELIMINATION OF COMMUNISTS AND ITS WORK IN PROMOTING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. HE ALSO URGED THE COMMAND TO BE READY TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST ANY GROUP WHICH MIGHT DESTROY POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC STABILITY IN INDONESIA.

    HOWEVER, THE PRESIDENT REMINDED THE ARMED FORCES THAT THEY WERE BEING CRITICISED BY SOCIETY IN GENERAL FOR CORRUPTION AMONG SOME OF ITS MEMBERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEFV449LLPLNKT2KAQ6K6SW2LY
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFV449LLPLNKT2KAQ6K6SW2LY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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