Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has officially inaugurated Arinal Djunaidi and Chusnunia Chalim as Governor and Deputy Governor of Lampung Province for the term of 2019-2024.
The inauguration ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace Complex in Central Jakarta on Wednesday morning. The former Jakarta governor was accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla and members of his cabinet.
On the occasion, an official recited Presidential Decree Number 49/P of 2019 on the Appointment of Governor and Deputy Governor of Lampung for the term of 2019-2024. Afterwards, the pair took an oath before signing the inauguration ceremony minutes.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto, Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi, Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri, Land and Spatial Planning Minister Sofyan Djalil, Villages, Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration Minister Eko Putro Sandjojo and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung.
Also present during the event were, among others, People's Consultative Council Speaker Zulkifli Hasan, Regional Representative Council Speaker Oesman Sapta Odang and People's Consultative Council Deputy Speaker Muhaimin Iskandar.
Arinal was named as the winner of the 2018 Lampung gubernatorial election in August. He beat the other three contenders in the gubernatorial race.