Will be Held in 4 Provinces, President Jokowi Direct Leads the Organizing Committee of the Asian Games 2018

By Alfurkon Setiawan
Date 11 Mei 2015
Category: News
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President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) lead directly Organizing Committee of the 18th Asian Games 2018 or Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC) which will be held in four (4) provinces, namely South Sumatra, Jakarta, Banten and West Java Province.

In the Presidential Decree Number 12 Year 2015 dated April 30, 2015, President Jokowi became Chairman of the Steering, accompanied by Vice-Chairman of the Steering: Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture, the members: 1. Wismoyo Arismunandar; 2. Agum Gumelar; 3. Rudy Hartono; and 4. Ahmad Sutjipto.

While as the Responsible, Chairman: Minister of Youth and Sports (Affairs), with members of the Governor of Jakarta; Governor of South Sumatra; Governor of Banten; and the Governor of West Java.

In the ranks of the organizer, Chairman of Sports Committee of Indonesia was asked as chairman; accompanied by Deputy Chairman: Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports; Secretary: The Secretary General of the Sports Committee of Indonesia; Members: a. Deputy of Sport Achievement Improvement, Kemenpora; b. Gita Irawan Wirjawan; c. Erwin Aksa; d. Sandiaga S. Uno; e. Richard Sam Bera; and f. Taufik Hidayat.

Prepare the Implementation

In Presidential Decree mentioned, INASGOC Committee has the task: a. Prepare and establish the Master Plan for the Implementation of the 18th Asian Games 2018; and b. Prepare and organizing the 18th Asian Games 2018 to be held in Jakarta, South Sumatra Province, Banten, and West Java Province.

“Executive Committee as referred to, has the authority to accept, use, and manage finances that sourced from the sponsorship, labeling sports, tickets, and other sources constituted under the provisions of the legislation,” reads Article 5 Paragraph (2) of Presidential Decree No. 12 of 2015.

This decree also confirms, the Executive Committee report on financial management accountability to the Chief Organizer. The Chairman Responsible Person, submit reports on the implementation of tasks to the President periodically and/or at any time if necessary.

“Chairman Responsible Person conveying the Accountability Report of the implementation of tasks to the President not later than December 31, 2018,” reads Article 9 of Presidential Decree No. 12/2015.

“Presidential Decree came into effect on the date of enforcement,” reads Article 12 of Presidential Decree issued on 30 April 2015. (Pusdatin/ES)

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