Agriculture Ministry’s Objection
TO the news in Tempo magazine of the September 10-16, 2019 edition in the form of investigation coverage titled Agriculture Minister’s Sugar Rush, which comprises the articles A Bittersweet Family Connection and Two Andis One Helicopter, the Ministry of Agriculture herewith conveys an objection.
It was stated in the news, among others:
1. Amran directly handled licensing to the regency level, which breached the spatial layout and his ministry’s own program.
2. Unlike the nine other companies, Isam’s company got special treatment. Minister Amran ‘assisted’ in license handling as far as Bombana.
3. The problem was that the sugarcane estate and sugar mill of Jhonlin was not included in the Bombana Region’s...