Gov’t to Disband Eighteen Institutions

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 14 Juli 2020
Category: News
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President Jokowi delivers statement to the press at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Monday(13/7). (Photo: Agung/PR)

The Government is preparing to disband as many as eighteen state organizations/institutions, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said.

“Smaller organization means less cost and budget,” President Jokowi said to reporters at the Merdeka Palace, DKI Jakarta Province, Monday (7/13).

The President explained that the disbanded organizations’ work will then be carried out by the relevant ministries or directorates general.

He likened bureaucracy to a ship in which will sail faster if the load is light. “I repeatedly said that fast country will defeat slow country, not big country that will defeat small country,” he said. (UN/EN)

 

 

Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Reviewed by: Mia Medyana

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