As one of the cities in Central Java, Surakarta conducted a ceremony to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Central Java Provincial Government, Thursday (8/15). The ceremony was attended by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Surakarta and leadership in Surakarta, as well as all State Civil Apparatuses (ASN). The Governor of Central Java, in his remarks delivered by the Mayor of Surakarta FX. Hadi Rudyatmo, revealed that in this one year period the Governor and Deputy Governor together with ASN throughout Central Java were determined to realize the sovereignty in politics, being independence in economy, and a personality in culture for the prosperous Central Java. Human resource development is at the core of this development. Central Jave should build not only knowledge and skills, but also the mental and spiritual matters. It is not enough to rely on intelligence. People also need to build noble character by promoting the spirit of nationalism and tolerance.