Jokowi unveiled his new Cabinet for a second term, picking a former industry minister and retaining his finance minister and foreign minister.
Joko Widodo appointed Prabowo Subianto, opposition leader in Widodo’s first term, as defence minister in a move that stirred disappointment among human rights defenders.
“Indonesia I think is facing a very dynamic and uncertain global economy and an economic slowdown that is pressuring the whole world,” Indrawati said.
Indonesia launched an international aid agency on Friday to strengthen its regional diplomatic relations, some of which have been strained by Jakarta’s approach to the restive Papua region.
Nadiem Makarim, co-founder of Indonesia’s first startup unicorn Gojek, resigned from his company and said he will take up a cabinet post.