TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko Widodo or Jokowi inaugurated General Andika Perkasa as the new Commander of the Indonesian National Army or TNI. The ceremony was held at the State Palace in Jakarta today, Wednesday, November 17.
The inauguration ceremony was carried out under strict health protocols, attended by a limited number of people who were invited.
Andika was inaugurated based on the President's Decree no.106/TNI of 2021 on the Dismissal and Appointment of the TNI Commander. Andika replaces Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, who retires this month.
Following the oath of office, the event continued with the signing of the minutes of the ceremony.
The series of events ended with congratulatory messages initiated by President Joko Widodo and the limited number of invited guests.