Governor of Bali Wayan Koster has been named as the Main Advisory Board of PPS Kertha Wisesa
- 20 Februari 2021
- 20:02 WITA
BADUNG, Balitopnwes.com - The Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster has been appointed as the Main Advisory Board of the Perguruan Pencak Silat (PSS) Kertha Wisesa for the Bali Region on Friday (February 19, 2021). The coronation was given directly by the Chairman of the Central Executive Board (DPP) of the Perguruan Pencak Silat (PPS) Kertha Wisesa, I Ketut Widiana Karya right at Pujawali in Padepokan PPS Kertha Wisesa which is located in Kerobokan Traditional Village, North Kuta District, Badung Regency.
Chairperson of the DPP PPS Kertha Wisesa, I Ketut Widiana Karya, together with the Board of Directors, the Board of Teachers, the Council of Coaches, the Council of Warriors, the Board of Referees and Athletes delivered a statement before the number one person in the Bali Provincial Government.
“Mr. Wayan Koster and Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati as the Governor and Vice Governor of Bali have designed and implemented pro-people government programs through the vision and mission of Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali. This program is very relevant to empowerment in all sectors, especially in the sector of advancing Balinese Customary and Cultural Villages, including the Pencak Silat Martial Arts Sports. With regard to this, we express an attitude instructing all ranks of PPS Kertha Wisesa to support, oversee and succeed the programs of the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, "Widiana Karya said.
Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster expressed his gratitude for his appointment as the Main Advisory Board of PPS Kertha Wisesa for the Bali Region. According to the Governor, this coronation was a form of honor, as well as an opportunity to interact in this college.
“I know that Bali has a lot of rich traditions with local wisdom, including the form of expression in the form of martial arts, and this is one of the main potentials in Bali. For that, I support the existence of this martial arts, "he said.
This member of the Indonesian House of Representatif for 3 Period from the PDI-P Faction also stated that he had spoken with KONI Bali to develop a sport that has the potential to win gold, silver and bronze medals at the national level. "I think pencak silat is an excellent sport that can be a proud sport in Bali Province," he said.
Then, the governor who graduated from ITB has also summoned the Bali Provincial Government Asset Management Agency so that the Bali Provincial Government's land, which is located in Kerobokan Traditional Village, North Kuta District, Badung Regency, can be utilized by Padepokan DPP PPS Kertha Wisesa which covers an area from 10 acres to 20 acres. So that with his presence as the Main Advisory Board of PPS Kertha Wisesa Bali Region, Wayan Koster admits that he must be more active in following developments and providing guidance to advance this college.
So that the DPP PPS Kertha Wisesa has character, a stronger identity, more active, more diligent in participating in trainings and developing fighter athletes who will be proud of Bali and Indonesia Provinces. "So I am willing to be the Advisory Board of the PPS Kertha Wisesa DPP. Keep going, you can't back down, ”explained Governor Koster, who was greeted with applause and remarks in the tone of Cakra, Kertha Wisesa Jaya.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the DPD PPS Kertha Wisesa Bali Province, Anak Agung Ngurah Widiada, reported that the coronation ceremony of Governor Wayan Koster as the Main Advisory Board of PSS Kertha Wisesa Bali Region was a historic day, because it coincided with the Petirtan Ceremony 'Pujawali' in Padepokan and the Main Warrior Award Ceremony Center as many as 19 people.
With the presence of Governor Wayan Koster as the Main Advisory Board, this is also a momentum for PPS Kertha Wisesa to rise again. Given the existence of PPS Kertha Wisesa on the Island of the Gods, it has been around since 1940 which was founded by I Made Regog alias Mr. Gunung from Banjar Celagi Gendong, Denpasar City.
“Previously the name was PPS ESTI or Eka Sentosa Stiti, and in 1973 the name was changed to PPS Kertha Wisesa. For that, I would like to thank Mr. Wayan Koster who has agreed to become the Advisory Board. Hopefully this will become a symbol of the development of pencak silat as art, achievement and spirituality which is the breath of the identity of Kertha Wisesa and is in line with the vision of the Governor of Bali, Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali, "he concluded. (Gix)