Jokowi appoints deputy ministers to assist Cabinet

Mr Joko (centre left) was re-elected in April and sworn into office for his second and final five-year term on Oct 20, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has appointed a businessman close to the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) who was former treasurer during his successful run for president and recent re-election campaign as deputy to Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto.

Mr Sakti Wahyu Trenggono runs several companies which provide mobile phone towers in Indonesia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 26, 2019, with the headline Jokowi appoints deputy ministers to assist Cabinet. Subscribe