Jakarta: Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani was seen at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta. She was allegedly re-elected as a minister in Joko Widodo-Ma'ruf Amin's government for the next five years.
Mulyani arrived at the Presidential Palace Complex on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at around 09.04 Western Indonesian Time (WIB). Wearing a white blouse and black pants, she did not speak to the media crew regarding her presence at the Presidential Palace.
She only threw a smile at the media crew. Mulyani immediately rushed to meet with President Joko Widodo (Jokowi).
Mulyani was the first ministerial candidate present at the Presidential Palace today. The Deputy for Protocol, Press, and Media of the Secretariat of the President Bey Machmudin previously confirmed that Jokowi would again summon several candidates for the cabinet minister positions.
"President Jokowi will again summon potential ministers," Machmudin said.
On Monday, October 21, 2019, Jokowi called 12 people who were possible future ministers. To name a few they were former Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court Mahfud MD, Founder of Go-Jek Nadiem Makarim, Net TV Chief Commissioner Wishnutama, former Jokowi-Ma'ruf National Campaign Team (TKN) leader, Erick Thohir and National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian.
11 people who were called all wore white shirts. Meanwhile, Tito wore his police uniform. According to them the use of a white shirt was at Jokowi's request.