NUSADAILY.COM – JAKARTA – The announcement of the names of Jokowi’s new ministers was held at Merdeka Palace, Central Jakarta, Tuesday (12/22/2020). Jokowi announced the names of his ministers directly.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officially introduced his new ministers. This is Jokowi’s first cabinet reshuffle for the Advanced Indonesia Cabinet.
“Mr. , mother, compatriots and water devils, on this happy afternoon I together with mr. Vice President would like to announce new ministers who will sit in the members of the Advanced Indonesia Cabinet. Therefore, I will introduce one by one,” said Jokowi.
In this cabinet reshuffle, Jokowi chose new names to be his aides. In addition, Jokowi shifted his old name to take up a new position.
Some of Jokowi’s new ministers are Tri Rismaharini or Risma as Mensos to Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Sakti Wahyu Trenggono. Risma replaced Juliari Batubara who was entangled in the case of alleged corruption of corona bansos funds, while Trenggono filled the position of Edhy Prabowo who was hit by an alleged corruption case related to the export of benur.
One name that surprised the public was Sandiaga Uno. Sandiaga Uno became Jokowi’s new minister for the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy replacing Wishnutama. In addition, another surprise was Ketum GP Ansior Yaqut Cholil Qoumas became the Minister of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia in place of Fachrul Razi.
In total there are 6 new ministers of President Jokowi in the first reshuffle of the Advanced Indonesian Cabinet. Here are the names of Jokowi’s new ministers introduced this afternoon:
Minister of Social Affairs: Tri Rismaharini
Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries: Sakti Wahyu Trenggono
Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy: Sandiaga Uno
Minister of Trade: M. Lutfhi
Minister of Religious Affairs: Yaqut Cholil Qoumas
Minister of Health: Budi Gunadi Sadikin. It is He who has made the day for you to see the people, so that they may take (sir/ina)