Indonesia's President appoints Ignasius Jonan as energy and mining minister



Indonesia's president Joko Widodo on Friday appointed former transportation minister Ignasius Jonan as energy and mining minister, the fourth person to hold the high-profile post since July.
Widodo removed Luhut Pandjaitan as acting energy and mining minister and appointed Pandjaitan's predecessor, Arcandra Tahar, as deputy minister at a press conference at the state palace.
Tahar was removed from the position of energy minister in mid-August after less than a month on the job, amid reports he held both Indonesian and U.S. citizenship.
(Reporting by Gayatri Suroyo; Writing by Fergus Jensen... read more

 
14 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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