Indonesian President Joko may reshuffle Cabinet as early as this week: Sources

Indonesian President Joko Widodo expressed frustration in June over the "lack of a sense of crisis" in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. PHOTO: REUTERS
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JAKARTA - Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to announce as early as this week a much-anticipated Cabinet reshuffle to replace underperforming ministers, including two ministers recently arrested for corruption and maybe Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto.

The public has for months urged Mr Joko to sack the Health Minister - famously known for asking people to pray to ward off the coronavirus - for incompetence.

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