TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Social Affairs Minister Juliari Batubara came to the Corruption Eradication Commission's building in South Jakarta this morning, 4 November. The minister was there to meet with KPK leaders.
"We just want to get to know each other," Juliari told news reporters.
Juliari arrived at around 9:00, accompanied by a number of his officials including the director-general of protection and social security, Harry Hikmat.
The PDIP politician said that as the newly-appointed minister for social affairs, he wants to establish cooperation with the KPK in terms of combating corruption.
"Especially in the Social Affairs Ministry's environment," he said.
Juliari Peter Batubara was appointed as the 30th Social Affairs Minister by President Jokowi on Wednesday, October 23. In the PDIP, he serves as deputy treasurer since 2010.
M ROSSENO AJI