Indonesian President Jokowi doesn’t want to reveal his choice for new TNI AU chief

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) told reporters that he has made up his mind on the next commander of the Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU) but he is not ready to disclose his decision.

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The new chief will replace Air Marshal Agus Supriatna, whose term ends this month. The date to induct the new chief is yet to be decided as well.

The names of three candidates were forward to Jokowi to decide. They are: Inspector General of the Defense Ministry Vice Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, Deputy Governor of the National Resilience Institute Vice Marshal Bagus Puruhito, and Deputy Air Force Chief Vice Marshal Hadiyan Sumintaatmadja.

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