CIREBON CITY-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan states, that the kingdom and the Sultanate in the archipelago is the embryo of the Republic of Indonesia which until now can not be separated let alone eliminated.
It was said Aher when opening the XI Palace Festival Nusantara (FKN) in the Kasepuhan Palace Square Cirebon City, Saturday (16/9).
"My heart trembles to see the Kings and Sultan together here, there is diversity united by the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia, the kings and Sultan is the embryo of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia," he said to the audience applause.
Aher hopes that the kings and sultans of the archipelago still exist in building The Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia. The kings and sultans are an integral part of The Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia.
"There is no elimination, there is no elimination for the existence of kings and sultans, they even contribute greatly to the realization and continuity of The Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia," he asserted.
Festival Kraton Nusantara XI is a forum of deliberations of kings and sultans of Indonesia about the existence and development of the king and the Sultanate of Nusantara. In it is also filled with various activities such as exhibition of heritage, art and culture of the palace. (Even)