BANDUNG-Governor of West Java Ridwan Kamil and Pangdam III Siliwangi Major General TNI Harto Employees open the Alustisita exhibition in the framework of the 73rd TNI Anniversary, in front of Gedung Sate , Diponegoro Street Bandung, Friday (5/10/18).
Alutsista exhibition of three TNI Matra can be witnessed by the public until October 7, 2018.
"We are very open to the TNI socialization, with three-day exhibition this, please the public, especially school children, to learn more about Alutsista and the TNI," said the Governor who is familiarly called Emil.
There are dozens of interesting booths exhibiting TNI war weapons held from the Gedung Sate courtyard to Diponegoro Street. The Siliwangi Military Command III also provided information booths about registering to become TNI soldiers and the procedure.
On that occasion, Emil visited the exhibition booth and tried one of the weapons on display belonging to Arhanud TNI AD.
"The booth is cool, I just saw it and I kept on trying weapons too, cool," he said.
At present, a survey of public confidence in the TNI is at 90.4 percent which is the highest of other government institutions.
"I am very proud, especially, according to the survey, the highest level of trust from the citizens is achieved by the TNI," said Emil.
According to him, this indicates the TNI is very professional, close and loved by the people.
"I believe this highest trust represents the feelings of all of us," he said.
At the same place, Commander of the Armed Forces III Siliwangi The High Major. General Harto Karyawan invited the citizens to utilize the defense equipment exhibition. In addition to learning it, also be used as a family recreation area.
"Let's take advantage of the Alutsista exhibition for three days, all information related to the TNI can be asked here, this is also a place for recreation and learning, please attend and enliven," the Commander asked.
The purpose of the Alutsista exhibition was held, said the Commander, wanting to introduce closer to the citizens, especially young people about the TNI was. Besides growing a sense of pride because Indonesia has a very strong TNI.
"To be closer and foster a love for us. The young brother are want to enter the TNI can also directly ask here how it is explained, what should be prepared, so he graduated and was elected to become a TNI soldier," he said.