The Supreme Audit Agency found losses incurred from a contract extension of Jakarta container terminal’s management. Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Rini Soemarno was blamed for approving the contract.
DPR politicians asked the KPK to intervene by following up on an audit conducted by the BPK.
In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.