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Jakarta, VOInews: Indonesian President Joko Widodo asked the Military Academy of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) to adapt to changes in technology as well as the global political and economic landscape. This request was made by President Joko Widodo when delivering his remarks at the inauguration of Graha Utama Akmil building in Magelang,Central Java on  Monday (29/1).


The president hope that "with the addition of these educational facilities, the Military Academy  Magelang will become more advanced,  produce more advanced and professional soldiers who are ready to dedicate their best abilities to maintaining unity and sovereignty nation in  realizing Indonesia's progress."


Moreover, according to  President Joko Widodo, in order to respond to various changes that are happening very quickly, prospective Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) soldiers who are studying at the Military Academy must be equipped with material on Science, Technology,  Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The President considers this material to be very important in development and mastery of various main weapons systems  equipped with advanced technology.


Meanwhile,  Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto who also accompanied President Joko Widodo pointed out  the construction of Graha Utama Akmil is part of efforts to realize the big vision of building and developing educational facilities in institutions military education


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