Ever since the enactment of Presidential Decree (Perpres) No. 26/2015, the establishment of the Office of the Presidential Staff (Kantor Staf Presiden) has been the subject of intense scrutiny. The Perpres itself is considered controversial by a few for it was reportedly made without the Vice President’s knowledge. Vice President Jusuf Kalla appeared anxious and wary of overlapping of authorities between himself as Vice President and the Chief of the Presidential Staff Office Luhut Panjaitan.To subscribe please click here