Badung Regent I Nyoman Giri Prasta accompanied by Deputy Regent (Wabup) Ketut Suiasa and DPRD Chair Putu Parwata attended the inauguration ceremony of the Honorary Professor (Professor Professor) of the Indonesian Defense University to the 5th President of the Republic of Indonesia Megawati Soekarnoputri, online from RJ Regent, Puspem Badung , Friday (11/6). The inauguration ceremony was also attended by the Chairperson of the MPR RI, the Chairperson of the DPR RI and a number of Ministers of the Advanced Indonesian Cabinet and other invitees.
The 5th President of the Republic of Indonesia Megawati Soekarnoputri in her speech expressed her gratitude to the Indonesian Defense University for inauguration as a non-permanent professor of Defense Science in the Strategic Leadership Field at the Defense Strategy Faculty of the Indonesian Defense University. “I thank the Defense University (UNHAN) for the title given, where the Defense University is a university that is concerned with preserving national values,” he said.
According to Megawati, this inauguration was carried out after the Indonesian Defense University Academic Senate Session received the results of the Indonesian Defense University Professorship’s assessment of all of their scientific works as a condition for inauguration as an Honorary Professor of Defense Science in the field of Strategic Leadership at the Defense Strategy Faculty. “This is also inseparable from the IDU’s record as the first female president in Indonesia, who held direct legislative and presidential elections for the first time,” she said.
Meanwhile, the Chancellor of the Indonesian Defense University Vice Admiral TNI Prof. Amarulla Octavian said, the Open Senate Session of the Indonesian Defense University was conducted in order to inaugurate the title of Honorary Professor (Professional Professor) of Defense Science in Strategic Leadership at the Defense Strategy Faculty of the Indonesian Defense University to former President of the Republic of Indonesia Megawati Soekarnoputri.
“The awarding of the title is also inseparable from the leadership of Mrs. Megawati in facing the multidimensional crisis in her reign,” he said.
During her tenure as president, Megawati Soekarnoputri resolved social conflicts including the settlement of the Ambon conflict, the resolution of the Poso conflict, the restoration of tourism after the Bali Bombings and the handling of the problems of Indonesian migrant workers in Malaysia.
Meanwhile, the Regent of Badung, Nyoman Giri Prasta, congratulated Megawati Soekarnoputri on the inauguration of Megawati Soekarnoputri as a non-permanent professor by the Indonesian Defense University. This can not be separated from the leadership character of Megawati who is very strong, not only as a biological child but also an ideological child of Bung Karno. At the same time as a female president of Indonesia who gave birth to a lot of history for the Indonesian nation. “Congratulations on the inauguration of the 5th president of the Republic of Indonesia, Mrs. Hj. Megawati Soekarnoputri as a Non-Permanent Professor/Honorary Professor of Defense Science in the Strategic Leadership Sector at the Indonesian Defense University, we hope that his critical and strategic leadership spirit can always be imitated by us in maintaining the sovereignty of the Republic of Indonesia,” he explained. (BTN/bud)