President Jokowi Installs New BSSN Head
Date 21 Mei 2019
President Joko Jokowi Widodo on Tuesday (21/5) at the State Palace officially inaugurated Lieutenant General (Ret.) Hinsa Siburian as Head of the National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN).
Hinsa was appointed based on Presidential Decree Number 56/P of 2019 on the Appointment of Head of the National Cyber Body and Encryption Agency recited by Deputy to Minister of State Secretary for Apparatus Administration Cecep Sutiawan.
Hinsa Siburian was born on October 28, 1959 in Tarutung, North Sumatra. He was the best graduate of the Military Academy in 1986. From August 2015 to April 2017 he served as Commander of the XVII/Cendrawasih Military Area.
Also attending the inauguration ceremony were Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut B. Pandjaitan, Members of the Presidential Advisory Board (Wantimpres) Agum Gumelar and Sidarto Danusubroto, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, and Speaker of the Regional Representatives Council (DPD) Oesman Sapta Odang. (MAY/JAY/ES)
Translated by: Syarifah Aisyah
Edited by: Ridwan Ibadurrohman/Mia Medyana