New Trade Minister Pledges to Resolve Cooking Oil Availability Debacle
Newly-appointed Minister of Trade Zulkifli Hasan Wednesday (15/06) pledged he would be focus on ensuring the availability of cooking oil at affordable price.
“If (the problem) persists, it would bring difficulties for the people. We will make it a priority,” the Minister said after his inauguration by President Joko Widodo at the State Palace, Jakarta.
Zulkifli also vowed to immediately study in detail the problem that hampering cooking oil supply chain.
“I have to learn, but learn fast,” he said, adding he would cooperate with relevant parties to resolve the issue of the availability of cooking oil in the country.
“We will work hand-in-hand so this prolonged problem can be resolved in a quick and swift manner,” he remarked. (MAY/UN) (GWH/EP)