goodmorningpapua.com – A Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud MD said the XX National Sports Week (PON) in Papua took place very safely. The opening by the President and closing by the Vice President was very lively.
According to Mahfud MD, the successful PON is proof that Indonesia is able to build togetherness in Papua.
“The most important thing is to prove that the Papuan people and the regional government (Pemda) and their apparatus are united, declaring their unity and support for the Republic of Indonesia. The governor and the people always shout NKRI and proclaim a great Indonesia,” said Mahfud MD in Jayapura, Saturday (16/10/2011). 2021).
Mahfud, who attended the closing of the XX Papua PON by Vice President Ma’ruf Amin, Friday night (15/10/2021) explained, we are all capable of holding with great discipline and sportsmanship activities. Even some branches managed to break the Asian record.
For him, Indonesia can do all of that, and most importantly, prove that our unity in Indonesia is strong.
“The more we believe, that Papua is totally NKRI. The separatists, the rebels and the rioters are only very few and in certain places. In Papua the affairs of the NKRI have been completed,” he said.
Mahfud MD also appreciates and is grateful to the Papuan people, local government, security forces, and all parties who have been involved and made PON a success. So that it can take place safely and smoothly for the last two weeks.