Jayapura, Jubi – Dozens of Papua New Guinea citizens participated in the commemoration of 71st Indonesian Independent Day at Stadion Mandala Jayapura on Wednesday (17/6/2016), an official said.
The Head of Border and Foreign Affairs Agency Suzana Wanggai said besides the PNG citizens, the Governor of NCD Port Moresby Hon Powes Parkop, the Sandaun Province Governor Hon Amkat Mai and Director of Mamase Covernor Council Secretariat HE Andrew were also there.
“They directly came to see the ceremony of the independent day,” she sai.
From the observation on the ground, dozens of PNG citizens looked very enthusiastic to watch the attractions after the raising flag ceremony in the commemoration of the 71st independent day in 2016. Event Papua Governor Lukas Enembe briefly shook hand with the guests from PNG at their seats.
The commemoration of the Indonesian Independent Day in Papua Province was enlivened by attraction of sapu lidi dance performed by IKEMAL Papua and Kids Police of Papua Police. Furthermore, there were the attractions of Yosim Pancar dance performed by Ostari Dok VII Dance Studio, Eoromo Koteka Dance Group from Papua Highland area. The aubade group sang the marching songs with traditional flute music who played by the students of the elementary and junior high schools of Jayapura Municipality. (*/rom)