Category: Government

MPR deputy speaker urges govt to prepare Umrah departure rules

Deputy Speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR RI) Hidayat Nur Wahid has urged the government to prepare regulations and facilities for the departure of Umrah pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. He made the request after the Saudi government announced the reopening of direct flights from several countries, including Indonesia, from

NAM countries must support Palestine independence: DPR Speaker

Speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR), Puan Maharani has urged all member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to support Palestine’s  independence. She delivered the statement during the inauguration of the Parliamentary Network of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday, on the sidelines of the 143rd

DPD speaker pledges to strengthen council’s institutional function

Regional Representatives Council (DPD RI) Speaker La Nyalla Mahmud Mattalitti said he is keen to strengthen the council’s institutional function as Indonesia’s decentralized democracy guarantees regions to have a say in law-making processes. “DPD RI has a strategic role in synchronizing interests of the central and regional governments. We have also petitioned

Importance of election technology for 2024

The general election and regional head election (pilkada) will be held for the first time in the same year, 2024. In its process, the general election will be held at the start or in the middle of the year followed by the pilkada at the end of 2024. Reflecting on

SPBE, ZI committed to realizing transparent governance: minister

Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Tjahjo Kumolo echoed the government’s commitment to realizing accountable and transparent governance by establishing the Electronic-based Governance System (SPBE) and Integrity Zone (ZI). “The ZI is a predicate given to ministries/agencies (K/L) and local governments that are committed to creating a Free-Corruption Working Zone (WBK)

Youngsters play crucial role in water resources preservation: Ministry

The Environment and Forestry Ministry stressed on the importance of multi-stakeholder cooperation, especially in the context of the younger generation, to preserve the environment, particularly water resources. “We all know that due to changes in lifestyle and the rapid developments in information technology, it also has an impact on the