These are the Must Have Criteria for Candidates for Head of IKN

Jakarta, IDN Times – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo will soon inaugurate the Head of the Archipelago Capital Authority (IKN) this week. The Main Expert of the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), Wandy Tuturoong, revealed a number of criteria that the candidate for the Head of the IKN Authority Agency must possess.

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

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1. Must have experience in physical development

Soon to be inducted, these are the mandatory criteria for candidates for the head of IKNKSP 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 development, to local governments in the East Kalimantan area around the IKN location. Because IKN development cannot be separated from the surrounding area in an integrated spatial plan,” he said.

Then, when 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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2. Jokowi will soon inaugurate the Head of the IKN Authority this week

Soon to be inducted, these are the mandatory criteria for candidates for the head of IKNPresident Jokowi gives a speech at the Inauguration of the 2020 National Coordination Meeting for the Procurement of Government Goods/Services (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, one or two days,” said Wandy to reporters, Tuesday (8/3/2022).

3. Still reluctant to mention the name of the candidate for the Head of the IKN Authority Agency

Soon to be inducted, these are the mandatory criteria for candidates for the head of IKNKSP Main Expert, Wandy Tuturoong (doc. KSP)

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.