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President inaugurates Doni Monardo as new BNPB chief

Rabu 09 Jan 2019 17:57 WIB

Rep: Dessy Suciati Saputri/ Red: Reiny Dwinanda

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) inaugurates Lieutenant General Doni Monardo as new chief of the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB) at the State Palace, Jakarta, on Wednesday (Jan 9).

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) inaugurates Lieutenant General Doni Monardo as new chief of the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB) at the State Palace, Jakarta, on Wednesday (Jan 9).

Foto: Republika/Edwin Dwi Putranto
Doni Monardo replaces Commodore (ret) Willem Rampangilei as BNPB chief.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) inaugurated Lieutenant General Doni Monardo as new chief of the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB) at the State Palace here on Wednesday. Monardo replaced Commodore (ret) Willem Rampangilei.

Monardo, formerly secretary general of the National Resilience Council, was appointed to the post of BNPB chief based on Presidential Decree No. 5/P of 2019. Under the presidential decree, which began to take effect on January 9, 2019, Monardo has financial and administrative rights equal to that of ministers.

"BNPB chief is directly responsible to the President, a ministrial level-post," Jokowi stated after inaugurating Monardo at State Palacce, Jakarta, on Wednesday (Jan 9).

After reading out the decree, the head of state swore in Monardo. Following the swearing-in ceremony, President Jokowi, Vice President Jusuf Kalla, and other invitees congratulated Monardo, who was the former commander of the Presidential Security Detail (Paspampres) during the term of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's government, on his appointment as new BNPB chief.

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Former chief of the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB) Commodore (ret) Willem Rampangilei congratulates his successor, Lieutenant General Doni Monardo (left) at State Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday (Jan 9) morning.

Jokowi instructed Monardo to focused on the reconstruction and rehabilitation of disaster hit areas, among others Lombok (West Nusa Tenggara), Palu (Central Sulawesi), and South Lampung (Lampung Province). He said the new BNPB chief has huge taks.

"It needs a strong field management skills (to carry out the tasks)," he remarked.

Also present at the inauguration ceremony were Deputy Chief of the People's Consultative Assembly Muhaimin Iskandar, Chief of the Judicial Commission Ahmad Jaja Jayus, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto, Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani, Chief of the National Defense Forces Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, and Chief of the National Police General Tito Karnavian.

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