Indonesia on Saturday celebrated its 74th Independence Day on Saturday.
The country had proclaimed its independence on Aug. 17, 1945, after being colonized by the Dutch forces for 350 years and later by Japan for three and half years.
Marking the Independence Day, President Joko Widodo said the country would continue to work for welfare of its people.
Joko Widodo, who was elected for second term, called on Indonesian people to unite following presidential elections in April 2019.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.