According to the website of The President of The Republic of Indonesia and reporting from Antara News, President Jokowi has inducted five new deputy ministers of the Onward Indonesia Cabinet at inauguration ceremony in the State Palace in another cabinet reshuffle.
As announced at the ceremony by the Ministry of State Secretariat’s Deputy of Administration and Apparatus, Nanik Purwanti, the five new deputy ministers are:
1. Pahala Mansury as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
2. Nezar Patria as Deputy Minister of Communications and Informatics.
3. Paiman Raharjo as Deputy Minister of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration.
4. Rosan Roeslani as Deputy Minister of State-owned Enterprises.
5. Saiful Rahmat Dasuki as Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.
Presidential Decision No. 32M of 2023 on Discharge and Inauguration of Deputy Ministers of the Onward Indonesia Cabinet, dated July 14, 2024, is the legal basis of the inauguration.
Pahala Mansury was transferred to the foreign ministry after serving as deputy minister of state-owned enterprises from 2020 to this year. He earlier served as the director of several state companies, such as flag carrier Garuda Indonesia and Bank Tabungan Negara.
Nezar Patria is a journalist, working for 20-years in the field at various media companies. He served as special staff for the state-owned enterprises ministry from 2022 until his induction as the deputy minister.
Rosan Roeslani served as Indonesian ambassador to the United States from 2021 to 2023 and earlier headed the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) from 2015 to 2020. He succeeded Mansury.
Paiman Raharjo is an entrepreneur and academic, serving as rector of private Jakarta-based Prof. Dr. Moestopo University. Meanwhile, Saiful Rahmat Dasuki is the former chief of the Muslim organization Ansor Youth Movement’s Jakarta branch.
Source: Antara News, The President of The Republic of Indonesia website
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