President Jokowi Names Four Candidates for New Capital Authority Head

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 2 Maret 2020
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President Jokowi answers reporters’ questions at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Monday (2/3). (Photo by: PR/Jay).

There are four candidates for the Head of the National Capital Authority, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said.

“The names are Bambang Brodjonegoro, Ahok (Basuki Tjahaja Purnama), Tumiyono, and Azwar Anas,” President Jokowi told reporters at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Monday (2/3).

Furthermore, the President will sign the Presidential Regulation on the National Capital Authority in the near future. “The National Capital Authority Head will be appointed through the Regulation soon this week, God willing,” he added.

For the record, the current candidates’ positions are as follows: Minister of Research and Technology/Head of the National Agency for Research and Innovation (BRIN) Bambang Brodjonegoro, President Commissioner of state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or commonly known as Ahok, CEO of state-owned construction firms PT Wijaya Karya Tumiyono, and Regent of Banyuwangi Abdullah Azwar Anas. (FID/EN)



Translated by: Galuh Wicaksono
Reviewed by: Lulu Wuliarti

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