The President Adds Ministries/Institutions in COVID-19 Task Force Structure

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 23 Maret 2020
Category: News
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In a bid to strengthen COVID-19 Task Force in performing its duties, the Government deemed it necessary to add ministries/institutions in the structure of the team.

Under that consideration, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has stipulated Presidential Decree Number 9 of 2020 on the Amendment to Presidential Decree Number 7 of 2020 on Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Mitigation.

Article 8 reads that  structure of the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Mitigation consists of:

  1. Supervisor

Head: Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs;

Deputies: 1. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs; 2. Minister of Health.

Secretary: Minister of Finance.

Members: Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Defense, Minister of Religious Affairs, Minister of Law and Human Rights, Minister of Education and Culture, Minister of Social Affairs, Minister of Manpower, Minister of Trade, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing, Minister of Transportation, Minister of Communication and Informatics, Minister of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration, Minister of National Development Planning/ Head of the National Development Planning Agency, Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform, Minister of State-owned Enterprises, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy/ Head of  Tourism and Creative Economy Agency, Minister of Research and Technology/ Head of  National Research and Innovation Agency, Minister of Youth and Sports, Head of the National Intelligence Agency (BIN), Presidential Chief of Staff, Head of the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM), Head of the Development Finance Comptroller (BPKP), Head of the National Public Procurement Agency (LKPP), Commander of the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI), Chief of the Indonesian National Police (Polri), and Governors of all provinces.

  1. Executor

Head: Head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency.

Deputies: 1. Secretary General of Ministry of Health; 2. Secretary to Minister of State-owned Enterprises; 3. Secretary General of the National Resilience Council; 4. Assistant Operations of TNI Commander; 5. Assistant Operations of Polri Chief.

Members: Element of Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Cultural Affairs; Element of Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs; Element of Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs; Element of Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment; Element of Ministry of Home Affairs; Element of Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Element of Ministry of Defense; Element of Ministry of Religious Affairs; Element of Ministry of Law and Human Rights; Element of Ministry of Finance; Element of Ministry of Education and Culture; Element of Ministry of Health; Element of Ministry of Social Affairs; Element of Ministry of Manpower; Element of Ministry of Trade; Element of Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing; Element of Ministry of Transportation; Element of Ministry of Communication and Informatics; Element of Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration; Element of Ministry of National Development Planning/ the National Development Planning Agency; Element of Ministry of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform; Element of Ministry of State-owned Enterprises; Element of Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy/ Tourism and Creative Economy Agency; Element of Ministry of Research and Technology/ National Research and Innovation Agency; Element of Ministry of Youth and Sports; Element of the National Intelligence Agency (BIN); Element of Presidential Staff Office; Element of the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM); Element of the Development Finance Comptroller (BPKP); Element of the National Public Procurement Agency (LKPP); Element of the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI); Element of the Indonesian National Police (Polri); and other necessary elements.

Based on this Presidential Decree, budget to fund the COVID-19 Task Force will be sourced from the State Budget, Regional Budget, and other legal and binding sources based on the provisions of laws and regulations.

To expedite import of goods that will be used for the mitigation of COVID-19, Heads of Ministries/Institutions shall exempt import business licenses to the Head of COVID-19 Task Force.

“This Presidential Decree shall apply as of the date of its stipulation,” Article II of the Presidential Decree which was signed by President Jokowi on 20 March 2020 reads. (EN)

 

 

Translated by : Rany Anjany S
Reviewed by: Mia Medyana B

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