Saturday, 14 December 2019

Jokowi Reveals His 7 Special Staffers

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  • President Joko Widodo or Jokowi announced his seven special staffers at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Thursday, November 21, 2019. TEMPO/Ahmad Faiz

    President Joko Widodo or Jokowi announced his seven special staffers at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Thursday, November 21, 2019. TEMPO/Ahmad Faiz

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has officially announced the names of his new special staffers, which seven of them are millennials.

    They are CEO and founder of Creativepreneur, Putri Indahsari or Putri Tanjung; founder of Ruang Guru, Adamas Belva Syah Devara; founder of Amartha, Andi Taufan Garuda Putra; Papuan figure Billy Mambrasar; Sabang Merauke movement initiator; Ayu Kartika Dewi; and founder of Thisable Enterprise, Angkie Yudistia.

    “Their main task is to develop innovation in various sectors,” said the President at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Thursday, November 21.

    He said the seven young figures will take part in discussions with him. “[They] may provide innovative inputs so we can seek out-of-the-box solutions to pursue our advancement.”

    the President continued to say that the special staffers will serve as a bridge for him reaching Indonesian young people, students, and the diaspora.

    AHMAD FAIZ IBNU SANI