Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia after Attending the 2023 Ministry of Defense Leadership Forum, at Ministry of Defense’s Office, Jakarta, January 18, 2023

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 18 Januari 2023
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Journalist

How is the development of our Primary Weaponry Defense System (alutsista), Sir? What did you say on your remarks just now?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo)

No. Earlier inside, I conveyed the importance of Ministry of Defense being the orchestrator for intelligence information on all of our resources. We do have intelligence information from the State Intelligence Agency (BIN), the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI), the National Police (Polri), and the State Cyber ​​and Crypto Agency (BSSN). then in the BSSN. This must be managed so it can become a reliable information; thus, we can formulate accurate policies. That’s the conclusion. Thank you.

Journalist

How about our alutsista, Sir? What is the name for the tactical vehicle, Sir, if I may ask?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo)

The name?

Journalist

What is the name, Sir?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo)
Maung, Maung, Maung, Maung.

Journalist

What is the reason behind that name, Sir?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo)
Please ask Minister of Defense.

Minister of Defense
I already have it….

(GWH/MMB)

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