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Jakarta Post

Ibas and Aliya get engaged

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, April 27 2011   /  07:00 am

It was a special day for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and close political ally Coordinating Minister for the Economy Hatta Rajasa as they saw their children united in an engagement ceremony held Wednesday evening in Jakarta.

The youngest son of President Yudhoyono, Edhie “Ibas” Baskoro pledged to wed Siti Ruby Aliya Rajasa, Hatta’s daughter at the engagement ceremony.

The 20-vehicle entourage of Yudhoyono and First Lady Kristiani Herawati arrived at Hatta’s residence on Jl. RS Fatmawati in South Jakarta at 8:15 p.m. Yudhoyono rode in his private car, not the presidential vehicle.

Yudhoyono was dressed in brown batik and Kristiani wore a gold kebaya.

Yudhoyono was accompanied by his eldest son Agus Harimurti, daughter-in-law Annisa Pohan, Democratic Party politician Hadi Utomo, State Secretary Sudi Silalahi and Coordinating Political, Legal and Se...