The endorsement came after the two candidates—Juda Agung and Aida Budiman—underwent a fit and proper test in Jakarta on Tuesday.
“Having learned your experiences, curriculum vitae, and so on that meet the qualifications, we agree to accept your candidacy for (the post of) BI deputy governor,” chief of Commission XI of the House, Dito Ganindito, said.
All factions of Commission XI believe the two candidates are qualified to hold the post of BI deputy governor, he added.
President Joko Widodo had proposed the names of the two candidates for the BI deputy governor post to the DPR leadership early in November this year.
If his appointment is cleared, Juda Agung, who is BI's assistant governor/chief of the central bank’s macro-prudential policy, will replace Sugeng.
Meanwhile, Aida Budiman, who is BI's assistant governor/chief of the Economic and Monetary Policy Department, will replace Rosmaya Hadi.
The terms of both Sugeng and Hadi end on January 6, 2022.
Under Bank Indonesia Law No. 3/2004, the President proposes BI deputy governor candidates recommended by the BI governor to the DPR.
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