President Jokowi Unveils New Cabinet Line Up

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 23 Oktober 2019
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President Joko Widodo and Vice President KH. Ma’ruf Amin pose for a picture with new Cabinet members at the courtyard of the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (23/10). Photo by: Rahmat/PR.

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has unveiled 38 names of Cabinet Ministers and Minister-level officials under the Administration of President Joko Widodo and Vice President KH. Ma’ruf Amin for the 2019-2024 period.

In the announcement ceremony held on Wednesday (23/10) at the courtyard of the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, President Jokowi named his cabinet “Indonesia Onward Cabinet”.

“In the next five years, we focus on human capital development, job creation, and empowerment of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs),” President Jokowi said.

The following are the members of the New Cabinet:

  1. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs: Mahfud MD
  2. Coordinating Minister for the Economy: Airlangga Hartarto
  3. Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture: Muhadjir Effendy
  4. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment: Luhut B Pandjaitan
  5. Minister of Defense: Prabowo Subianto
  6. Minister of State Secretary: Pratikno
  7. Minister of Home Affairs: General Tito Karnavian
  8. Minister of Foreign Affairs: Retno L.P. Marsudi
  9. Minister of Religious Affairs: General (Ret) Fachrul Razi
  10. Minister of Law and Human Rights: Yasonna H. Laoly
  11. Minister of Finance: Sri Mulyani Indrawati
  12. Minister of Education and Culture: Nadiem Makarim
  13. Minister of Health: dr. Terawan Agusputranto
  14. Minister of Social Affairs: Juliari Batubara
  15. Minister of Manpower: Ida Fauziyah
  16. Minister of Industry: Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita
  17. Minister of Trade: Agus Suparmanto
  18. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources: Arifin Tasrif
  19. Minister of Public Works and Public Housing: Basuki Hadimuljono
  20. Minister of Transportation: Budi Karya Sumadi
  21. Minister of Communication and Informatics: Johnny G Plate
  22. Minister of Agriculture: Syahrul Yasin Limpo
  23. Minister of Environment and Forestry: Siti Nurbaya Bakar
  24. Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries: Edhy Prabowo
  25. Minister of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration: Abdul Halim Iskandar
  26. Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/Head of National Land Agency: Sofyan Djalil
  27. Minister of National Development Planning/Head of National Development Planning Agency: Suharso Monoarfa
  28. Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reforms: Tjahjo Kumolo
  29. Minister of State-Owned Enterprises: Erick Thohir
  30. Minister of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises: Teten Masduki
  31. Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy: Wishnutama Kusubandio
  32. Minister of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection: Gusti Ayu Bintang Darmawati
  33. Minister of Research and Technology: Bambang Brodjonegoro
  34. Minister of Youth and Sports: Zainudin Amali
  35. Presidential Chief of Staff: Moeldoko
  36. Cabinet Secretary: Pramono Anung Wibowo
  37. Chairman of Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM): Bahlil Lahadalia
  38. Attorney General: ST Burhanuddin.

Of the 38 names announced by the President, 22 of them are professionals while 16 are from political parties.

The ministers from political parties are: 1. Airlangga Hartarto; 2. Prabowo Subianto; 3. Yasonna H. Laoly; 4. Juliari Batubara; 5. Ida Fauziah; 6. Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita; 7. Agus Suparmanto; 8. Johnny G. Plate; 9. Syahrul Yasin Limpo; 10. Siti Nurbaya Bakar; 11. Edhy Prabowo; 12. Abdul Halim Iskandar; 13. Suharso Monoarfa; 14. Tjahjo Kumolo; 15. Zainudin Amali; and 16. Pramono Anung Wibowo.

In addition, there are 11 ministers who retain their positions: 1. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment: Luhut B. Pandjaitan; 2. Minister of State Secretary: Pratikno; 3. Minister of Foreign Affairs: Retno L.P. Marsudi; 4. Minister of Law and Human Rights: Yasonna H. Laoly; 5. Minister of Finance: Sri Mulyani Indrawati; 6. Minister of Public Works and Public Housing: Basuki Hadimuljono; 7. Minister of Transportation: Budi Karya Sumadi; 8. Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/Head of National Land Agency: Sofyan Djalil; 9. Presidential Chief of Staff: Moeldoko; 10. Minister of Environment and Forestry: Siti Nurbaya Bakar; and 11. Cabinet Secretary: Pramono Anung. (PR of Cabinet Secretariat/ES)

Translated by: Ridwan Ibadurrohman
Edited by: Yuyu Mulyani

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