Jakarta, IDN Times – Bogor Mayor Bima Arya said the National Mandate Party (PAN) would get ministerial and deputy ministerial quotas if President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo did reshuffle cabinet in the near future.
Bima Arya, who is also a PAN politician, said that the names of the ministers and deputy ministers were the task of PAN Chairman Zulkifli Hasan to propose to Jokowi.
“Internally PAN agreed to hand it over to the Ketum who would propose to the President,” Bima told reporters, Friday (11/3/2022).
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1. PAN is ready to join Jokowi’s cabinet
Bima emphasized that PAN was very ready to join Jokowi’s cabinet. According to him, PAN has a number of competent cadres.
“PAN has many qualified cadres,” he said.
However, Bima said, PAN was still waiting for an official decision from President Jokowi. According to him, the appointment of ministers and deputy ministers is the prerogative of the president.
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2. PKB says there will be a reshuffle at the end of March
Previously, the politician from the National Awakening Party (PKB), Luqman Hakim, heard the news that President Jokowi would carry out reshuffle cabinet at the end of March 2022.
“The news for the coffee shop will be at the end of March,” said Luqman to reporters, Tuesday (8/3/2022).
3. PKB says PAN gets one minister and deputy minister
Luqman said PAN, which has now joined the coalition, will get ministerial and deputy ministerial quotas. However, the exact date reshuffle and what ministerial quota, Luqman admitted that he did not know.
“But I don’t know for sure when and in what position, it’s still in the news,” he said.