President Jokowi Together with Women in Papua Commemorate Mother's Day

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, December 22 2017 - 14:00 IWST

Presiden Jokowi di Raja Ampat Papua (Foto : Biro Pers Setpres)
Presiden Jokowi di Raja Ampat Papua (Foto : Biro Pers Setpres)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Raja Ampat - President Joko Widodo said the commemoration of National Mother Day also commemorates the Papuan Mama-Mama Day.

"Because mama-nama Papua Indonesian women because of Papua Indonesia," said President during a speech in the commemoration of National Mother's Day held at Waisai Beach Torang Cinta Raja Ampat, West Papua, Friday (22/12/2017)

Jokowi on this occasion also congratulated "89th National Mother Day 2017 this theme: "Women Empower Indonesia Jaya".

"Be the Mother of the Nation O Women of Indonesia, Happy Mother's Day," said the President.

Jokowi said that the celebration of Mother's Day in Indonesia is very istinewa because the celebration is important for Indonesian women for the country and nation.

"Since Indonesian women work in Indonesian independence, Indonesian women should be more empowered, so I welcome the theme of this Mother's Day, Empowered Women, Indoensia Jaya," he said.

On this occasion, the President said the Working Cabinet has given large portions to women by placing nine female ministers.

"So in the Working Cabinet, now there are nine ministers of women and Indonesia is one of the countries in the world with the most women ministers," he said.

The President also mentioned the success in the field of human and cultural development led by Puan Maharani, the success in the field of diplomacy because the minister of women Retno Lp Marsudi.

"Then in the financial field of Sri Mulyani, then in the field of marine and fisheries this, namely Mrs. Susi Pudjiastuti," said President.

While the minister who succeeded in suppressing, reducing forest fire in Indonesia Siti Nurbaya Bakar, in the field of SOE minister Rini Soemarno, Health field also have mother Nila F Moeloek, then in the social field there is Mrs. Khofifah Indar Parawansa.

"Then there is PPPA minister from Papua that is Mama Yo, Prof Yohana Yembise from Papua," he said.

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