Detiktoday.com – Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security Moh. Mahfud MD installed two echelon I officials at the Coordinating Ministry for Politics and Security, namely Maj. Gen. Purnomo Sidi as Deputy for Domestic Political Coordination and Brig. Gen. Alfret Denny D. Tuejeh as Expert Staff in the Field of Human Resources and Technology.
“Today we are present at the Office of the Coordinating Ministry for Politics and Security in the context of attending the Inauguration and Oath Taking Ceremony of Maj. Gen. Purnomo Sidi as Deputy for Internal Political Coordination and TNI Brig. Gen. Alfret Denny D. Tuejeh as Expert Staff for Human Resources and Technology which is the implementation and follow-up to Presidential Decree Number 112 / TPA 2020 on July 6, 2020, “said Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security Mahfud MD when giving directions in Jakarta, Monday (7/27/2020).
On the occasion, the Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security reminded that the implementation of the elections had taken place on June 15 and the polling day had been set on December 9, 2020. It was said, the elections were actually a normal and ordinary routine of democracy at the regional level. However, during the current Covid-19 pandemic the elections were different and unusual compared to the previous period.
“Therefore, we can learn from South Korea that has succeeded in holding legislative elections even though it is in a Covid-19 pandemic situation. What has been done by South Korea is possible in the 2020 simultaneous local elections by adapting and modifying a number of preventative measures so that the simultaneous local elections do not lead to new clusters of the spread of Covid-19, “said Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security Mahfud MD.
In accordance with the duties and functions of the Deputy I for Domestic Political Coordination, the Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security hopes that the newly appointed Deputy can immediately take part in synergizing the EMBs with the public, so that voter participation can reach more than 50%. Reassure the public that the Central and Regional Governments have the ability to overcome the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, both in social and economic terms.
“Also make sure the process of organizing the Simultaneous Local Election in accordance with health protocols,” said Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security.
Meanwhile, the Expert Staff of HR and Technology, Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security believes that with all academic experience and task experience can provide recommendations related to the presence of technology that supports the development of HR in today’s digital era.
“For that, it is necessary to utilize the existence of technology as a solution to get quality human resources in a measurable, effective and efficient manner,” said Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security Mahfud MD.
“The Coordinating Ministry for Politics and Security must always be responsive, alert and continuously increase attention in guarding stability in the political, legal and security fields. Mainly through the implementation of the duties and functions of the Coordinating Ministry for Politics and Security in coordinating, synchronizing and controlling the formulation and implementation of policies in the field of Polhukam, “he continued.