Moeldoko: Gatot Nurmantyo is Now the Star

Ilham wibowo    •    Selasa, 14 Jul 2015 16:02 WIB
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Moeldoko: Gatot Nurmantyo is Now the Star
Handing over ceremony of TNI Chief (Photo:Antara), Jakarta: General Moeldoko officially resigned from his position as the Military Commander in Chief. Today, he handed over the command stick to General Gatot Nurmantyo, his replacement.

After officially resigned, Moeldoko sent his respect to the media, which have a solid cooperation with the military. He thought the media had contributed positively.

"Next will be Mr. Gatot providing answers, receiving questions and so forth, as he is the star now," said Moeldoko after handing over his position at the Military Headquarters, Cilangkap, East Java, Tuesday (7/14/2015).

Moreover, the doctorate military personnel stated the military has conducted the honorary ceremony at its best to the new commander in chief. He conveyed that the current handover ceremony was held modestly.

"In the handover, we minimize the scale as it is still fasting month, as the economic condition needs to be paid attention to in order to keep it modest. Those are the reasons. But everything that we did was solemn and did not reduce the value in itself," he stated. (EPS)