Jokowi's 'gado-gado' Cabinet of technocrats and politicians shows compromise: Experts

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Vice-President Ma'ruf Amin (centre) walk among new Cabinet members at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Oct 23, 2019.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

SINGAPORE - The new 34-strong Cabinet unveiled by Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday (Oct 23) has left some scratching their heads.

Comprising a motley mix of newcomers and old hands, technocrats and politicians including opposition figures, some analysts have dubbed it the "Cabinet of compromise".

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