Home Minister Tjahjo No Problem TGB Support Jokowi Two Periods

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, July 11 2018 - 18:00 IWST

Presiden Jokowi dan Gubernur NTB Tuan Guru Bajang (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Presiden Jokowi dan Gubernur NTB Tuan Guru Bajang (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Home Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said that the Governor of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Tuan Guru Bajang (TGB) Zainal Majdi expressed his support to Joko Widodo as President of two periods because the development runs very Indonesia centric.

"Legally, all regional heads do not see him where his party will definitely support the central government because there is synergy development in the region," said Tjahjo at Parliament Complex, Jakarta, Tuesday (10/07/2018)

He said the support is very reasonable because it recognizes that the development of President Jokowi proclaimed is Indonesia centric and there are benefits for the wider community.

Therefore, according to him is very reasonable when the governors support Jokowi as the president of two periods although his party has different options.

"The governor of West Sumatra is also like that, we do not see his party but he acknowledges that the development of President Jokowi is Indonesia centric, so it is supported for two periods, whether it is okay, even if his party has other options," he said.

According to him, the head of the region has a responsibility to convey the aspirations of the people who assess the development in the era of President Jokowi succeed and create equity.

He considered unnecessary people to be cynical about the attitude of TBG because the concerned feel the effects of development.

It was the same as in West Sumatera in 2014 Presidential vote Jokowi lost but the governor currently supports Jokowi because it felt the effects of development such as infrastructure, economic, and social.

Meanwhile, on the other hand, according to Tjahjo reasonable if there is a regional head that supports the figure outside Jokowi in the 2019 presidential election because every citizen has the right to be elected and voted.

"The nomination of other parties is not a legitimate government coalition, there is no rule because every citizen has the right to be elected and vote," he said.

Previously, NTB Governor TGB Zainul Majdi expressed support for President Joko Widodo to continue his leadership during the second period as President of Indonesia on Wednesday (4/7).

According to TGB, his decision to support Jokowi was after a consideration related to the benefit of the nation, people and common sense.

He considered that during Jokowi's lead, the achievement of Mandalika's special economic zone in NTB has been successful and if there is a change in the level of national leadership, there will be economic and social stagnation in Mandalika and NTB.

News Comment

Today's Industry

L/R: Alwin Zecha, Founder - Pacific Leisure Group, Thailand; Hiran Cooray Chairman - Jetwing Symphony PLC, Sri Lanka; and Akbar Shareef, Chairman & Chief Executive - Rakaposhi Tours (Pvt) Ltd., Pakistan (Photo by Global Travel Media)

Jumat, 16 Oktober 2020 - 17:15 WIB

PATA Honours Industry Leaders, Pioneers and Professionals at 69th Annual General Meeting

The following awards were presented during the 69th Annual General Meeting held online PATA Gallery of Legends Award, PATA Life Membership, and PATA Chair’s Award.

Evan Dumas, Regional Director, Southeast Asia, Check Point Software Technologies (Photo by Linkedin)

Jumat, 16 Oktober 2020 - 17:00 WIB

3 Key Principles Businesses Must Keep In Mind When Securing the Remote Workforce

It is critical that organisations take steps to secure the remote workforce to prevent falling victim to the next cyber attack.

Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist, Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Centre (CyRC) (Photo by Synopsys)

Kamis, 15 Oktober 2020 - 19:05 WIB

Common Questions When Establishing an Organisational Culture of DevSecOps

Organisations are introducing security earlier in the software development life cycle (SDLC) by expanding close collaboration between development and operations teams in the DevOps movement…

Evan Dumas, Regional Director, Southeast Asia, Check Point Software Technologies (Photo by Linkedin)

Rabu, 14 Oktober 2020 - 21:45 WIB

Securing the Remote Workforce in the New Normal — 5 New Cyberthreat Trends to Look Out For

Check Point Research have observed 5 new trends in cyberthreats that were triggered by the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Hypertherm, a U.S. Based Manufacturer of Industrial Cutting Systems and Software

Rabu, 14 Oktober 2020 - 21:30 WIB

Hypertherm Releases New CSR Report with Updates On Community Outreach, Environmental Impact, and Associate Well-Being

Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, announced the release of its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.