Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officially appointed Arinal’s pair Djunaidi and Chusnunia Chalim as governors and deputy governors of Lampung Province, the period 2019-2024 at the State Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (06/12/2019).
The Arinal – Chusnunia pair is appointed based on Presidential Decree Number 49 / P / Year 2019 concerning Ratification and Appointment of Governor – Deputy Governor of Lampung for term of office 2019-2024.
Present at the inauguration ceremony, First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo, Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Mrs. Mufidah Kalla, Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security Wiranto, Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto, and Chairperson of the DPP National Awakening Party (PKB) Muhaimin Iskandar.
As per tradition, the inauguration procession began with the Merdeka Palace. In the Credential Room, Merdeka Palace, President Jokowi was accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Interior Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, Minister of State Pratikno, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung handed over excerpts of the Presidential Decree to the appointed governors and deputy governors.
Furthermore, President Jokowi along with Vice President Jusuf Kalla, and Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo with candidates for governor and deputy governor made their way to the State Palace to attend the inauguration procession.
After the inauguration, Interior Minister Tjahjo Kumolo and Arinal and Chusnunia met with the leadership of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
The meeting was held as an implementation of the mandate of the Presidential Regulation (Perpres) Number 54 of 2018 concerning the National Strategy for Prevention of Corruption, a national policy direction that focuses on preventing corruption.