The State Secretary Minister Pratikno, who is known as one of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s trusted aides, met with the Army Chief of Staff (KSAD) General Andika Perkasa at the Army headquarters on Monday (Oct. 11). The meeting spiced up the speculation surrounding the succession of the military commandership (Panglima TNI). Some see it as another signal that Andika will become Hadi Tjahjanto’s successor. But in light of the upcoming cabinet reshuffle, Andika could get another strategic position in the cabinet instead.

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