Pematangsiantar


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Pematangsiantar

 

a city in Indonesia, on Sumatra. Population, 129,000 (1971). Pematangsiantar is a commercial and industrial center in the province of Northern Sumatra. It has food-processing, textile, sawmilling, and rubber-processing industries. There is also a factory manufacturing yarn from ramie.

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Born July 13, 1949 in Pematangsiantar in North Sumatra Province, Silalahi, a retired lieutenant general, was Yudhoyono's secretary when Yudhoyono was coordinating minister for political and security affairs under then President Megawati Sukarnoputri.
Bagian llmu Sejarah dan Pekabaran Injil (Pematangsiantar: Sekolah Tinggi Theologia HKBP, 1984).
Another passenger, Muhammad Jega, 32, said he frequently cried in North Sumatra's Pematangsiantar, where he lives now, because he could not establish any contact with his mother and four brothers on Nias Island.
''I tried to come home earlier, but my relatives asked me not to do so because they feared possible strong aftershocks,'' said Jega, who works with a plantation company in Pematangsiantar. He traveled to Nias with his wife.