Instead of introducing his Coordinating Ministers first, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo decided to begin introducing his cabinet members by presenting the Minister of State Secretary Pratikno. And if you saw the cabinet structure, the Ministry of State Secretary—together with the Ministry of National Planning—is positioned directly under the President. Some therefore suggest that this is Jokowi telling the world that Pratikno is one of his most trusted advisors.

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