BANDUNG - Vice Governor of West Java Uu Ruzhanul Ulum, accompanied the Indonesian President Joko Widodo's Working Visit in Bandung in the context of the Danrem Apple and Central Dandim in Indonesia in 2018, held at the Army Military Command Kodiklat, Surratman Street No.58 Bandung, Monday ( 11/26/18).
Also present accompanied the President, Military Commander III / Siliwangi Major General TNI Harto, Regional Police Chief Inspector General Budi Budioto, Maritime Coordinating Minister Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, Minister of State Pratikno, Head of Presidential Secretariat Heru Budi Hartono, Military Secretary President Marsda TNI Trisno Hendradi, Special Staff of President Ari Dwipayana, and Paspampres Commander Maj. Gen. TNI (Mar) Suhartono.
The apples were attended by 510 participants, consisting of the Korem (Dandrem) Commander, Main Assistant, Kasdam Assistant, Kaskostrad Territorial Assistant, Danjen Kopassus Territorial Assistant, Territorial Assistant Head of Kostrad Division, Head of Type A Territorial Section, Kodim Commander (Dandim), also Officials Related to the Functions of Territorial Coaching as reviewers.
In his direction, President Jokowi appreciated the TNI as well as the National Police, as the front line in maintaining national security and sovereignty.
"The military / police have deployed personnel and defense equipment, to save evaluations, and the central role of health services and disaster reconstruction that often happens lately," Jokowi said.
TNI / Polri have also contributed to providing security for the community. Even in agriculture, the TNI in particular has contributed to being a mentor, motivator and facilitator for farmers in the field. Besides that, the TNI manunggal program to develop the village has become its own strength in developing the progress of the region.
Jokowi also gave his highest appreciation because the TNI / Polri had contributed to the success of major national events such as the Asian Games, Asian Paragames, to the holding of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting in Bali.
Jokowi also assessed the problem of land burning in the past 3 years, it has rarely happened again, thanks to the role of the TNI / Polri in the field.
Meanwhile, TNI Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto said that in the Danrem Apple and the Central Dandim TA 2018, the Officers, for three days, would receive debriefing with the theme "Enhancing Apkowil Professionalism for the Success of the 2019 General Election".
In addition, Marshal reported, the TNI became the overall champion of the 28th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM) contest in Malaysia. The Indonesian contingent managed to close the prestigious championship with 9 trophies, 32 gold, 14 silver and 10 bronze.
"The Army is the overall champion for the 13th time," said Marshal.
West Java Deputy Governor Uu Ruzhanul Ulum said that TNI support was very strategic in regional development. Especially, in disadvantaged areas / villages in the context of equitable distribution of national development.
"The TNI has the main task in the field of national defense, of course, it can start this task by strengthening in other forms such as economic, cultural, health and political security endurance," Uu said.
Basically, TNI's duties can be divided into two, namely military operations for war, and military operations other than war. While national development which starts from the periphery will run optimally if all elements of society support, including the support of the Indonesian National Army (TNI), in the framework of military operations other than war.