President Jokowi Installs Muhammad Ali as Navy Chief of Staff
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (12/28) officially inaugurated Muhammad Ali as Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff, succeeding Admiral Yudo Margono who has been appointed as Commander of the Indonesian National Defense Force (TNI).
The inauguration is based on Presidential Decree (Keppres) Number 100/TNI of 2022 on Dismissal and Appointment of Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff which was stipulated in Jakarta on December 28, 2022.
“In the name of Allah, I do solemnly swear that I will be loyal to the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia which is based on Pancasila and the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia and will observe all laws and regulations as strictly as possible for the sake of my service to the nation and state. That in carrying out my duties, I will uphold the ethics of the office, work my best with a sense of responsibility and that I will uphold the soldier’s oath,” said Muhammad Ali following the oath read by President Jokowi.
The inauguration was followed by removal and conferment of rank and position Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff on Admiral Muhammad Ali and reverberation of Indonesian national anthem Indonesia Raya
After the reverberation of the national anthem, President Jokowi and Vice President Ma’ruf Amin congratulated the newly-inaugurated Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff Muhammad Ali. (FIDF/ST) (AP/MUR)