The head of the House of Representatives (DPR) of the Indonesia Republic, Bambang Soesatyo, opened the event of Student Legislative Week and gave a general lecture to the new students of Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP) on Thursday (August 30).
"Alhamdulillah, this is the first time recorded in the development history of Universitas Negeri Padang that the head of Indonesia House of Representatives (DPR RI) was going to UNP," the Rector said when giving a speech at the General Lecture which was attended by 4000 students and the Academic Community at the Auditorium of UNP.
In details, Prof. Ganefri, Ph.D. revealed that Bambang Soesatyo was the first head of Indonesia House of Representatives who came to give a general lecture in UNP, formerly named IKIP Padang, since its establishment on 1 September 1954.
Turut hadir antara lain Prof. Z Mawardi Effendi (Ketua Senat UNP), Tanzilal Wanda Riski (Ketua Badan Eksekutif Mahasiswa UNP), Satria Oktavianus (Ketua Majelis Perwakilan UNP), dan Hendra Irwan Rahim (Ketua DPRD Provinsi Sumatera Barat).
Not only the head of Indonesia House of Representatives, Prof. Z Mawardi Effendi (the Head of the Senate Universitas Negeri Padang), Tanzilal Wanda Riski (the Chairperson of the Student Executive Board of UNP), Satria Oktavianus (the Chairperson of the Representative Council of UNP), and Hendra Irwan Rahim (the Head of the DPRD of West Sumatra) but also attended this event.
The head of Indonesia House of Representatives was accompanied by John Kenedy Aziz (Member of the House of Representatives / F-Golkar Commission VIII), Ahmad Sahroni (Member of the House of Representatives Commission III / F-Nasdem) and Darul Siska (Special Staff of head of Indonesia House of Representatives / Legislative Candidates for the Golkar Electoral District of West Sumatera I).
In addition, the Rector of UNP hoped for Soesatyo’s assistance and cooperation in developing better education for UNP students in the future as one of the universities which was favored by Kemenristekdikti on preparing the nation's resources.
At the end of the event, the Rector of UNP pinned the pins of Universitas Negeri Padang as a sense of pride in the presence of the head of the DPR-RI, Bambang Soesatyo who is also the Deputy Chairperson of KADIN. (Public Relations of UNP/Translated by Shilva Lioni)