President Jokowi Inaugurates Head of IKN Authority Tomorrow!

Jakarta, IDN Times – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is scheduled to inaugurate the Head of the Archipelago Capital Authority (IKN) on Thursday, March 10, 2022. This was conveyed by the Main Expert Staff of the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), Wandy Tuturoong when answering questions IDN Times regarding whether there will be an inauguration of the Head of IKN tomorrow.

“It seems so (tomorrow the inauguration of the Head of IKN),” answered Wandy, Wednesday (9/3/2022).

In addition, another source also stated that tomorrow there will be an inauguration of the Head of the IKN Authority.

“Tomorrow (inauguration),” said a source from the Palace.

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1. Jokowi is scheduled to inaugurate the Head of the IKN Authority this week

President Jokowi Inaugurates Head of IKN Authority TomorrowPresident Jokowi chaired a limited meeting on Friday (23/10/2020) (Doc. Presidential Press Bureau)

Previously, it was reported that President Jokowi would inaugurate the Head of the IKN Authority this week. This was conveyed by the Main Expert Staff of the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), Wandy Tuturoong.

“Probably, 1-2 today,” said Wandy to reporters, Tuesday (8/3/2022).

However, Wandy is still reluctant to name the candidate for the Head of the IKN Authority Agency that will be inaugurated by Jokowi. Wandy admitted that she was worried that she had said the wrong thing.

“Well, I’ll have to see the SK first, I’m afraid I’ll say A, it will come out B,” he said.

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2. Criteria that the Head of the IKN Authority must have

President Jokowi Inaugurates Head of IKN Authority TomorrowKSP Main Expert, Wandy Tuturoong (doc. KSP)

Wandy Tuturoong also revealed a number of criteria that the candidate for the Head of the IKN Authority Agency must possess.

“The President’s preference is entirely the prerogative of the President. But in a more general context, ideally the Head of this Authority should be able to answer various development and communication challenges at once,” Wandy told reporters, Wednesday (9/3/2022).

3. Must have experience in physical development

President Jokowi Inaugurates Head of IKN Authority TomorrowKSP Main Expert, Wandy Tuturoong (doc. KSP)

Wandy explained that the first criterion is to have experience in large-scale physical development, both in government and private sectors. The point, said Wandy, is to have the ability to execute from planning to implementation.

“Second, having the ability to coordinate various stakeholders in the development and transfer of IKN. Starting from the various Ministries/Institutions involved in the initial phase of IKN development, to local governments in the East Kalimantan area around the IKN location. Because IKN development cannot be separated from the region. surroundings in an integrated spatial plan,” he said.

Then, the Head of the Authority who will be inaugurated must be able to communicate with various parties, including local communities in East Kalimantan.

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