As president of the UN Security Council, Romulo addressed the meeting of July 30, 1980, with UN Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim looking on. Romulo headed up the Security Council four times, making him the only individual in history to have occupied the post for so many occasions.
"Quietly, without fanfare, President Soeharto has steered the Indonesian ship of state with steady hand through the turmoil of world affairs, assiduously fostering the serene philosophy of Pancha Sila as a fecund source of spiritual strength and national resilience for the Indonesian people." ~ CPR
With Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew at the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, Singapore, July 1977.