He also viewed that Tjahjo’s replacement does not have to be from the same party, namely PDI-P. “Find the best [person]. It doesn’t have to be from the same party. Because bureaucratic reform is one of Pak Jokowi’s five key programs,” he added.
Mardani also asked staff at the ministry to continue working as usual in “orchestrating” state civil apparatus (ASN) and serve with dedication and professionalism.
Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD has been serving as acting PAN-RB minister since Tjahjo Kumolo was hospitalized. (rr)