Indonesian president inaugurates new ministers, deputy ministers

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JAKARTA, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated six new ministers and five new deputy ministers in his cabinet lineup at the State Palace here Wednesday.

The six ministers are Yaqut Cholil Qoumas as minister of religious affairs, Budi Gunadi Sadikin as minister of health, Tri Rismaharini as minister of social affairs, Muhammad Lutfi as minister of trade, Sakti Wahyu Trenggono as minister of maritime affairs and fisheries, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno as minister of tourism and creative economy.

The measure was taken based on a presidential decree dated Dec. 23, 2020, on the fulfilling and replacement of several state ministers in President Widodo's cabinet for the 2019-2024 term.

On the occasion, the head of state also installed five deputy ministers in the cabinet.

The inauguration was based on a presidential decree dated Dec. 23, 2020, on the dismissal and appointment of deputy ministers in Widodo's cabinet for the 2019-2024 period. Enditem

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