Kalibata National Heroes’ Cemetery, Jakarta
September 9, 2016

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte paid his respects to the national heroes of Indonesia when he offered a wreath in a ceremony held at the Kalibata National Heroes’ Cemetery in Jakarta.

The President was escorted by Maj. Gen. Teddy Lhaksmana to the gate of the cemetery upon his arrival before proceeding to the ceremonial rites. He was also invited to sign the its guestbook prior to his departure for the next engagement of his working visit.

Officially opened on November 10, 1954, the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery is the final resting place of Indonesia’s national heroes, mostly military officials and soldiers who fought and died for Indonesian Independence.

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