Andika Perkasa Inaugurated as Army Chief of Staff

Yogi Bayu Aji    •    22 November 2018 12:36 WIB
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Andika Perkasa Inaugurated as Army Chief of Staff
The 53-year-old man has been promoted to the rank of general (Photo:Metro TV)

Jakarta: Army Strategic Reserve Command (Kostrad) Lieutenant General Andika Perkasa was inaugurated as the new Army Chief of Staff during a state ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta on Thursday.

The 53-year-old official was chosen to replace retiring General Moelyono. He was promoted to the rank of four-star-general.

"I will be loyal to the NKRI based on the Pancasila and the 1945 NKRI Constitution," Andika said.

"I will carry out all laws and regulations in a straightforward manner for the sake of my devotion to the nation and the state," Andika said.

Andika headed the Presidential Security Force (Paspampres) 2015-2016. He then led the Military Regional Command (Kodam) XII Tanjungpura in 2016-2018.


(WAH)