House to Inaugurate New Deputy Speaker

Whisnu Mardiansyah    •    20 Maret 2018 12:45 WIB
political issues (en)
House to Inaugurate New Deputy Speaker
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Jakarta: The House of Representatives will inaugurate PDI Perjuangan lawmaker Utut Adianto as its new deputy speaker this afternoon.

"The ceremony will be held at around 2:00 PM. The process will be held according to the regulation," House Deputy Speaker Agus Hermanto said.

"He will have a coordinating role for national financial affairs. We will establish the job desk for the newly-formed position," he added.

Utut currently serves as the deputy head of House Comitte X. He also serves as the leader of PDI Perjuangan Faction.

The 53-year-old politician is an Indonesian chess Grandmaster. He is Indonesia's top-rated player of all-time.


(WAH)