Thu, 18 Aug 1994

Free IDs for elderly people

South Jakarta Mayor H. Pardjoko handed out free citizenship documents to 50 elderly people in connection with Independence Day celebrations.

The 50 elderly people, who live in Kebayoran Baru, received the IDs at a ceremony in the auditorium of the mayor's office on Tuesday.

The head of the Mayoralty Population Office, Firdauz Asman, said that the elderly people were chosen from 10 subdistricts in Kebayoran Baru district.

So far, the mayoralty has distributed around 1,000 free IDs to elderly people. Most of the recipients are war veterans and retired officers of the Armed Forces. (03)