16 March 1999
Correspondence from Colonel Soenarto Warsito, the former Governor of West Nusa Tenggara (Lombok) from 1988 to 1998. As a Minister and Chief Minister Shane Stone had made a number of visits to Lombok. Also, Governor Wasito had visited Darwin including during EXPO. On 17 2017 a number of former Governors and Deputy Governors of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), were acknowledged for their contribution in laying the foundations for the development of NTB. Amongst them was Colonel Soenarto Warsito (Governor 1988 to 1989). They were awarded the title of ‘the main son’ in the form of Satya Lencana Karya Satya from the Indonesian President Joko Widodo through the NTB Governor, TGH M Zainul Majdi. They were 9 figures who had made lasting contributions to the progress of NTB.