Meidyatama Suryodiningrat named new ANTARA president director

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Deputy of Mines, Strategic Industry, and Media Affairs of Indonesias State Enterprises Ministry, Fajar Harry Sampurno, has inaugurated Meidyatama Suryodiningrat as the new President Director of the National News Agency LKBN ANTARA.

Also, Sampurno appointed Aat Surya Syafaat as Director of ANTARA here on Friday.

Meidyatama Suryodiningrat, better known as Dimas, was editor-in-chief of the daily Jakarta Post since 2010. He has replaced former ANTARA President Director Saiful Hadi.

The appointment of Meidyatama Suryodiningrat was carried out based upon the decree of State Enterprises Minister Rini M Soemarno, Number SK-13/MBU/01/2016, of January 22, 2016.

Following his appointment, Suryodiningrat expressed his commitment to continue developing ANTARA.

ANTARA was established on December 13, 1937 by, among others, Adam Malik.(*)

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