Probationary Civil Servants to be Driving Force of Indonesia’s Advancement: President Jokowi

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 27 Maret 2018
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President Jokowi delivers a Presidential Lecture before the 2017 Probationary Civil Servants, at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Tuesday (27/3) (Photo: PR/Agung).

President Jokowi delivers a Presidential Lecture before the 2017 Probationary Civil Servants, at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Tuesday (27/3) (Photo: PR/Agung).

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo appraised 37,138 of the 2017 Probationary Civil Servants (CPNS) or 1.4 percent from 2.4 million applicants who were chosen are among the best, Indonesian best young generations. “However, do not be too happy, I acknowledge that many of you are single, aren’t you? I read the list. Your status are single, single, single, single,” President Jokowi said during a Presidential Lecture before the 2017 CPNS, at Istora Senayan, in Jakarta, on Tuesday (27/3) morning.

President Jokowi said they will easily find a couple with their new status as CPNS,. ”It is obvious, with your status as CPNS, you are brave enough to seek for a couple, right? I see you are all happy,” President Jokowi conveyed and be replied with laughing.

The President cherishes his hope that these CPNS, young bureaucrats, will become driving force of Indonesia’s advancement in the future. The President affirms, every party must affirm that, In Shaa Alloh, Indonesia will soon become a developed country. “If we have tough bureaucrats and willing to work hard, if our bureaucrats dare to innovate, if our bureaucrats always put forward people, nation, and country’s interests before other interests. It is the requirement,” the President firmly said.

Therefore, President Jokowi hopes CPNS are always well adapting to a dynamic world which is changeable very fast. He reminded science and technology develops very quickly. “We just learn one technology in a short time, a new technology rises very quickly,” the President explained arising an example from Minister of Empowerment of State Apparatus and Bureaucratic Reform (PANRB) Asman Abnur, that is 4.0 industry revolution developing artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, which brought world changes.

The Presidential Lecture were attended by, among others, Minister of PANRB Asman Abnur, Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Education and Culture Muhadjir Effendy, Minister of Research, Technology, and High Education M. Nasir, Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna H. Laoly, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of State Owned Enterprises Rini Soemarno, and Minister of Health Nila F. Moeloek. (DID/AGG/ES) (EPI/YM/Naster)

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