Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo welcomed State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir's plan to appoint former Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama as a leader in one of the country's SOEs
"We all know Pak Ahok's competency," President Jokowi said here on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Jokowi revealed that Ahok could serve as a president director or president commissioner. However, he stressed that Ahok should pass the selection process first.
Ahok and Erick held a meeting at the SOEs Ministry on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. They discussed about the development of SOEs during the meeting.
"We talked about SOEs. I was asked to become a leader of a SOE," Ahok told reporters after the meeting.
Ahok said that he is ready to serve as a SOE leader. He explained that he is always committed to helping the nation.