Today President Joko Widodo Closes Peparnas XVI Papua at Mandala Stadium

Today President Joko Widodo closed the XVI Papua National Forum at the Mandala Stadium . The security forces are ready to receive the President’s working visit.

Danrem 172/PWY, Brigadier General Izak Pangemanan said, around 1,700 TNI soldiers were alerted for the President’s visit which would close the implementation of Peparnas XVI.

“Peparnas will be closed by President Jokowi today,” said Brigadier General Izak in Jayapura City, Papua, Saturday (11/13/2021). Before closing Peparnas, the President is scheduled to watch the badminton final which will be held at the Cendrawasih Gymnasium, Jayapura, explained Brigadier General Izak Pangemanan.

Peparnas XVI Papua which took place since Friday (11/5/2021) took place in two areas namely Jayapura Regency and City by competing in 12 sports with 638 numbers.

There were 1,985 athletes participating in Peparnas XVI Papua, with 740 officials competing for 2,695 medals.

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