Jakarta: The Minister of Home Affairs, Tito Karnavian, immediately gathered all regional heads in Indonesia. The Head of the Ministry of Home Affairs Information Center, Bahtiar, said all regional heads would gather at the National Coordination Meeting (Rakornas) Communication Forum of the Central Government and Regional Governments at the Sentul International Convention Center (SICC) in Bogor on November 13, 2019.
"The event was strategic to align the vision and mission of the central government and regional governments in the future. Since the alignment will be one of the main discussions, so all local governments support our shared priority programs," Bahtiar said in a written statement in Jakarta, Friday on November 8, 2019.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is planned to open the forum. Vice President Ma'ruf Amin was also present. The National Coordination Meeting will be held in eight sessions with several speakers from ministries or institutions.
Bahtiar said that the speakers would present their main thoughts related to the National Priority Program launched by the central government. All materials will be presented to regional heads as a form of synchronization.
For example, in the first session entitled 'Strategic Policy 2020-2024' which will be filled by the four coordinating ministers. They are Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law, and Security (Polhukam) Mahfud MD, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut B Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Economy Airlangga Hartarto and Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy.
In addition, in the second session entitled 'HR Development', the Ministry of Home Affairs will present a few ministers, the Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim, Minister of Health Terawan Agus Putranto, Minister of Social Affairs Juliari Batubara, Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani, and Minister of Religion Fachrul Razi.
"On that occasion, many main points will be elaborated by various speakers related to President Jokowi's vision and mission, which will be the government's program until 2024," he said.
On 30 October 2019, Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian expressed the intention to invite the regional heads. He wants an effort to synchronize supervision so that there are no budgetary deviations. Tito said that synchronization was also intended to harmonize activities in the Regional Government so that it is in line with President Joko Widodo's Priority Program.
"Please, if there are plans for the 2020 program, may it be adjusted to local needs as well as to the vision and mission of the President," said Tito, Wednesday, October 30, 2019.