AMPONTOONS.COM reporter, Chaerul Umam
AMPONTOONS.COM, JAKARTA – Commissioner I DPR RI Maj-Gen TNI (Purn) TB Hasanuddin said it is possible eight ministries and other institutions are occupied by active TNI soldiers.
He said that Article 47 paragraph 2 of the TNI law states that active TNI soldiers can hold positions in ten ministries and institutions, namely the field of state policy and security, state defense, presidential military secretary, State Intelligence, State Code, National Defense Institute, National Defense Council. , National Search and Rescue (SAR), National Narcotics and the Supreme Court.
“It is still possible to add eight ministries or other institutions to accommodate active TNI soldiers,” Hasanuddin told reporters on Wednesday (5/10/2023).
He said the eight additional ministries/institutions were the Coordination Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investments (Kemenkomarves), the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP), the presidential staff.
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Then the National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT), the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), the National Border Management Agency (BNPP), the Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) and the Office of the Attorney General (Kejagung).
Hasanuddin said that currently Commission I of the DPR RI will conduct discussions on the revision of the law n. 34 of 2004 relating to the TNI, but the AMPRES or presidential mandate was not sent by the government to the DPR.
“TNI Soldiers are experienced so they can make contributions that improve the performance of ministries and institutions. For example in maritime and maritime fields, TNI, especially TNI Navy officers with their skills, can protect the seas Indonesians,” he said. .
“So BNPB, the deployment of TNI members can be done quickly if a disaster strikes,” he said.
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