Jakarta (ANTARA) - Four ministers from the Indonesia Onward Cabinet arrived at the Constitutional Court (MK) on Friday to give statement at the follow-up hearing of the General Election Results Dispute (PHPU) case.

The four ministers summoned are Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture, Muhadjir Effendy; Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto; Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani Indrawati; and Minister of Social Affairs, Tri Rismaharini.

Rismaharini arrived at 7:24 local time wearing a batik shirt with shades of brown and yellow.

She did not respond to questions posed by journalists upon her arrival and headed to the MK building.

Hartarto arrived at 7:28 local time in a black suit, white shirt, and black tie.

Hartarto responded briefly to the journalists who asked about the preparations been made.

"Thank God," he stated.

At 7:30 local time, Sri Mulyani arrived wearing a black blouse with batik details.

When asked regarding preparations for the trial, Sri Mulyani said she would look forward to it in the courtroom.

"We will see it at the courtroom later," she answered.

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Lastly, Effendy arrived at 7:50 local time wearing a black suit and a white shirt. He just waved out to journalists and did not answer questions.

Meanwhile, the plaintiff from the presidential-vice presidential candidate pair of Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar and presidential-vice presidential pair Ganjar Pranowo-Mahfud MD arrived since 7:00 local time.

Several members of the Anies-Muhaimin's plaintiff legal team are Yusril Ihza Mahendra, Hotman Paris Hutapea, and OC Kaligis.

Meanwhile, members of Ganjar-Mahfud's plaintiff legal team are represented by Todung Mulya Lubis, Henry Yosodiningrat, Maqdir Ismail, and Ronny Talapessy.

The MK has scheduled the summons of four ministers from the Indonesia Onward Cabinet to testify in the follow-up session of the 2024 PHPU case on Friday.

MK's Chief Justice, Suhartoyo, emphasized that the summons were categorized as important for the MK to hear their statements and was not a form of accommodating requests from the Anies-Muhaimin and Ganjar-Mahfud teams, but rather, was an independent stance taken by the court.

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