South Korean President gifts signed EXO album to newly wed first daughter

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The Jakarta Post


Jakarta, posted: Sat, November 11, 2017 | 12:15 pm

Kahiyang Ayu (second right) and Bobby Nasution (center) were married in a lavish Surakarta-style ceremony on Nov. 8.(Antara/Maulana Surya)

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is currently on a state visit to Indonesia, has presented newlyweds Kahiyang Ayu and Bobby Nasution with a special gift from his home country. 

As reported by, Moon gave President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s daughter and her new husband a signed copy of an album by K-pop boyband EXO.

The South Korean leader offered the wedding gift during a bilateral meeting with Jokowi at the Bogor Palace on Thursday. 

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He had also arranged to have Choi Min-ho from K-pop band SHINee record a video message congratulating Kahiyang and Bobby.

Moon chose the gifts knowing that Kahiyang was a fan of the genre, as she has seen several K-pop concerts in Indonesia. 

Kahiyang has met and posed for photos with Choi during the Music Bank festival in Jakarta in 2013, as well as SNSD's Hyoyeon during the Countdown Asian Games 2018 event in August, which was also held in Jakarta. (liz/kes)


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