Minister of Agriculture Andi Amran Sulaiman Is Named the National Corn Father

By : Dina Astria And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, March 15 2018 - 20:00 IWST

Mentan Andi Amran Sulaiman (Dok Industry.co.id)
Mentan Andi Amran Sulaiman (Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Chairman of Commission IV of the House of Representatives, Edhy Prabowo again expressed his appreciation for the performance of Agriculture Minister Andi Amran Sulaiman related to Amran's success in corn exports. Edhy Prabowo says it is not wrong if Amran is called the national corn father.

Edhy also appreciated the hard work of the Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan) led by Andi Amran Sulaiman who has successfully absorbed the 2017 budget by 90.44 percent and able to increase food production and welfare of farmers, especially the availability of 10 strategic food in 2017.

Not inferior to Chairman of Commission IV, Roem Kono Vice Chairman of Commission IV, also expressed his appreciation for Amran's performance. "I am from the region of Gorontalo crown Minister of Agriculture became the father of Agriculture, also because of successful development of corn, so also crowned as Mr. Corn Indonesia," he said.

Appreciation also came from the Vice Chairman of Commission IV of the House of Representatives, Daniel Johan, he said has much success in agriculture today, especially in terms of increased production said Daniel.

The same speech was also delivered by Michael Wattimena, an appreciation given to the Minister as the conductor governing agriculture so that in 2016 reaching the PAPs and even the absorption of the higher budget to above 90%. "We should give an appreciation for this achievement," said Wattimena.

This appreciation is given after the Minister of Agriculture conveyed the achievements of the 2017 program where in 2017 the budget was realized by 90.44 percent. On the occasion, Minister of Agriculture also presented the budget implementation plan for 2018.

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