Jakarta (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) instated Rusli Baco Dg Pallabi as deputy governor of Central Sulawesi Province at the State Palace here on Monday.

The inauguration was based on Presidential Decree no 66/P Year 2019 on the Official Installation of Deputy Governor of Central Sulawesi for the remaining term of the 2019-2021 period.

National Mandate Party (PAN) politician Pallabi had succeeded Sudarto, who had breathed his last in 2016 while serving term as the province's deputy governor.

Among high-ranking officials present at the inauguration ceremony were Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla, Minister/State Secretary Pratikno, Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Zulkifli Hasan, and Central Sulawesi Governor Longki Djanggola.

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Editor: Sri Haryati
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