BADUNGKOMPAS.com – Heads of Member States G20 and high-ranking international institutions compactly wore Balinese endek cloth, or Balinese cloth, at dinner G20 Summit in the Garuda Wisnu Kencana region (GWK), BadungBali, Tuesday (15/11/2022).
On this occasion, the guests of the G20 summit who arrived at the scene were immediately welcomed by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Mrs. Iriana who is compactly dressed in Balinese custom, Payas Agung.
While the guests used Balinese endek cloth in different colors. For example, Chinese President Xi Jinping wore Balinese endek cloth in dark blue tones with yellow floral patterns, while his wife wore Dresses white and decorated with a scarf similar to Xi Jinping’s Balinese endek fabric.
Next, Canadian Prime Minister (PM) Justin Trudeau was seen wearing a bright pink Balinese endek cloth, then British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak wore a Balinese endek cloth with shades of red, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore a long purplish Balinese endek fabric.
Next, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his wife appeared in unison dressed in turquoise Balinese endek.
Meanwhile, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (MBZ) did not wear batik, but wore in a compact way typical clothes of the Middle East.
High-ranking international institutions also wear batik
On the other hand, there are also high-ranking international institutions wearing batik.
For example, the Secretary General of the World Health Organization (World Health Organization / WHO) Thedros Adanom Ghebrey, who wears purple batik.
Next was Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Secretary-General Mathias Cormann, who wore shades of green and blue.
SBY and Mega were present
Based on monitoring, occasionally gala dinner Also present were the 5th former President Megawati Soekarnoputri, the 6th former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and the former Vice President Jusuf Kalla. Also present was the Speaker of the Indonesian Parliament, Puan Maharani.
Then introduce Indonesian Advanced Cabinet Ministers, such as Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mahfud MD, to the Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan.
The domestic figures appear to be wearing a variety of clothing, ranging from batik, kebaya, to woven fabrics.
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