Mayor of Malang Drs. H. Sutiaji invited the whole community, especially the nation’s next generation to strengthen the values and spirit of nationalism and instill a spirit of patriotism. This was conveyed by Mayor of Malang Sutiaji while attending the National Veterans Day Tasyakuran in the Malang City Hall Meeting Room, Monday (14/8/2023).
“First we wish Happy National Veterans Day, August 10, 2023. Thank you and highest appreciation to all veterans for their invaluable services. We commemorate not only as a symbolic commemoration, but also to remember how extraordinary the services of the heroes are,” said the Mayor of Malang.
Strengthen Nationalism and Patriotism
Through this moment of commemoration of Harvetnas 2023, the bespectacled man advised all young Indonesian generations, especially the City of Malang, to have strong character, identity and national identity. Equally important is building unity and unity in facing the entry of various potential threats in this era of disruption.
“The attitude of courage to sacrifice, their enthusiasm, and the endless dedication of the veterans have brought us all to the awareness to always have a fighting spirit, a sense of unity and togetherness in building the nation and state,” he stressed.
The number one person in the ranks of the Malang City Government also said that the Malang City Government through the Education and Culture Office (Disdikbud) and the Malang City Political and National Unity Agency (Bakesbangpol) would continue to mobilize and strengthen nationalism, instill the values of patriotism and struggle in their children. students as the next generation of the nation.
“Let’s strengthen national values, instill a spirit of patriotism and struggle and respect and appreciate the services of our predecessors. So that our nation becomes an intelligent nation, respects other people and upholds national values,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Secretary of the Advisory Council of the Republic of Indonesia Veterans Legion (LVRI) Malang City representing the Head of the LVRI Malang Branch, Lt. Col. Mahmud, S.H expressed his appreciation to the Malang City government for working together in commemorating the 2023 National Veterans Day.
With Soul, Passion and Fighting Values
“National Veterans Day in 2023 carries the theme ‘With Soul, Passion and Fighting Values ’45, LVRI Participates in the Success of the 2024 Election and is Consistent in Continuing National Development’. “On this auspicious occasion, I invite all present to remember the services and sacrifices of the Veterans of the Republic of Indonesia who have fought, defended and defended the sovereignty of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia,” Mahmud said.