Luhut: the Task of Head of Presidential Staff Does Not Conflict with Seskab or Sesneg
Date 2 Januari 2015
Luhut B. Padjaitan who was just inaugurated as Head of Presidential Staff by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) at State Palace Jakarta Wednesday afternoon (31/12), confirmed his readiness to perform his duties well.
What are the duties? Perhaps synchronize the less synchronous tasks to accelerate budget absorption, and perhaps coordinate many other tasks, synchronize many parties, Luhut explained reporters at State Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (31/12).
Being asked how many Presidential Staff members, Luhut said he did not know the detail yet. He asked the reporters to give him some more days that he could give more comment.
The important one is as Presidents staff, I will perform the duties at my best to accelerate the translation of Mr. Presidents wish, Luhut explained.
Former Minister of Industry in the era of President KH Abdurrahman Wahid or Gus Dur said he accepted the offer as the Head of Presidential Staff given by President Jokowi because he thought the duties were interesting and challenging. I will take more roles to assist Mr. President to make his main duties better.
According to Luhut, his duties as the Head of Presidential Staff did not conflict with Cabinet Secretary or State Secretary. The difference and division of duties are clear, and I do not see any conflicts, Luhut said. (Humas Setkab/ES)