TRIBAL LEADERS OF WEST PAPUA ATTENDED THE PRESIDENT JOKO WIDODO’S DAUGHTER WEDDING VOLUNTARILY, A GRATITUDE TO DIVERSITY AND UNITY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS.
A thousands of devoted supporters and partisan of Mr. Joko Widodo, the elected president of the Republic of Indonesia, came from all over the country’s provinces, gathered at the Solo City, Central Java, to attend the wedding of the president’s daughter, Kahiyang Ayu with Bobby Nasution. They were gathered at the Hajj Pilgrimage Accomodation Facility Donohudan, Solo.
They travelled far from many cities and took a long flight. Amongst the traveller, Mr. George F Mansnandivu, the leader of tribal community of the Kepala Burung region. He came with 6 other members of different tribal communities, and he said there will be 5 members of tribal leader will be arrive and join with him to attend the wedding.
Mr. Mansnandivu further to explained that the funding for the expenses of travelling to Solo came from their own, as the supportive gesture and gratitude expression over development on West Papua done by President Joko Widodo. At least he said, it will cost USD 350-400 per person and completely shouldered individually. He claimed that his entourage trip to Solo received nothing and sincerely done. He was so proud to attend the ceremony. Beside the personal agenda to attend the said wedding, in addition to that he wish that his mission to enhance the relationship of West Papua and other compatriot from Java and other race will be accomplished.
During the visit of the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, H.E. Mr. Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, some of the guest stayed at the West Papua Paviliun wore the traditional cloth which only used for the special ceremonial event, represent the ethnic diversity of Indonesia, blend and unite with others.
As the head of tribal community, further Mr. Mr. Mansnandivu has fully confidence that West Papua will reach certain stages that the massive development will take place in every inch on the island under the present country’s administration.
Some of them guest, seen and dressed a look alike the founding father of the country, the late of the First President Ir. Soekarno, he claimed that he is representing the Jaringan Laskar Nusa Bangsa (JLNB). The name written of his business card is Dr RM Moh Gempar Soekarnoputra SH, and he came from Jakarta, to attend the wedding and meet their counterpart from all over provinces.
Considered from the varies guest who attend the said wedding, Mr. Mansnandivu said that only with this event, world can see that the reinforcement of what we call of diversity into unity, single handedly done through the cultural exercise while Indonesia has throusand of cultural heritage, and the leader’s figure made the process runs smoothly.
Source : http://www.tribunnews.com/nasional/2017/11/08/cerita-relawan-jauh-jauh-datang-dari-papua-untuk-hadiri-pernikahan-putri-jokowi?page=3