Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs (Indonesia)

Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs of Indonesia (abbreviated Kemenko Polhukam) is the Indonesian government ministry in charge of planning and policy co-ordination, as well as synchronisation of policies in the fields of politics, law, and security. Kemenkopolhukam is led by a Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security. Throughout its history, the post is always occupied by a retired Indonesian National Armed Forces high-ranked officers. The current minister is Mahfud MD.[1][2]

Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs of Indonesia
Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Politik, Hukum, dan Keamanan Indonesia
Logo of the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.png
Ministry overview
Formed28 March 1978
JurisdictionIndonesia
HeadquartersJalan Medan Merdeka Barat No. 15, Jakarta Pusat 10110
Jakarta, Indonesia
Minister responsible
  • Mahfud MD, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs
Websitewww.polkam.go.id

Coordinating AgenciesEdit

  1. Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. Ministry of Defence
  4. Ministry of Law and Human Rights
  5. Ministry of Communication and Informatics
  6. Ministry of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform
  7. State Intelligence Agency
  8. Attorney General
  9. National Armed Forces (TNI)
  10. National Police (POLRI)
  11. State Signal Intelligence Agency [id]
  12. Maritime Security Board

List of ministersEdit

Here is the list of Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs since its inception.

No. Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party Cabinet
1General (ret.) Maraden Panggabean
(29 June 1922 (1922-06-29)–28 May 2000 (2000-05-28))
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
31 March 1978 (1978-03-31)19 March 1983 (1983-03-19)4 years, 353 days GolkarDevelopment III
(31 March 1978 (1978-03-31) – 19 March 1983 (1983-03-19))
2General (ret.) Surono Reksodimedjo
(6 September 1923 (1923-09-06)–3 August 2010 (2010-08-03))
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
19 March 1983 (1983-03-19)21 March 1988 (1988-03-21)5 years, 2 days GolkarDevelopment IV
(19 March 1983 (1983-03-19) – 21 March 1988 (1988-03-21))
3Admiral (ret.) Sudomo
(20 September 1926 (1926-09-20)–18 April 2012 (2012-04-18))
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
23 March 1988 (1988-03-23)17 March 1993 (1993-03-17)4 years, 359 days GolkarDevelopment V
(23 March 1988 (1988-03-23) – 17 March 1993 (1993-03-17))
4General (Hon.) (ret.) Soesilo Soedarman
(20 September 1926 (1926-09-20)–18 December 1997 (1997-12-18))
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
17 March 1993 (1993-03-17)18 December 1997 (1997-12-18)4 years, 276 days GolkarDevelopment VI
(17 March 1993 (1993-03-17) – 14 March 1998 (1998-03-14))
Lieutenant General (ret.) Yogie S. Memet
(16 May 1929 (1929-05-16)–7 June 2007 (2007-06-07))
Acting
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
18 December 1997 (1997-12-18)14 March 1998 (1998-03-14)86 days GolkarDevelopment VI
(17 March 1993 (1993-03-17) – 14 March 1998 (1998-03-14))
5General (ret.) Feisal Tanjung
(17 June 1939 (1939-06-17)–18 February 2013 (2013-02-18))
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
14 March 1998 (1998-03-14)20 October 1999 (1999-10-20)1 year, 220 days GolkarDevelopment VII
(14 March 1998 (1998-03-14) – 21 May 1998 (1998-05-21))
Development Reform
(23 May 1998 (1998-05-23) – 20 October 1999 (1999-10-20))
6General (ret.) Wiranto
(born 4 April 1947 (1947-04-04))
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
26 October 1999 (1999-10-26)15 February 2000 (2000-02-15)112 days IndependentNational Unity
(26 October 1999 (1999-10-26) – 23 July 2001 (2001-07-23))
7General (Hon.) (ret.) Soerjadi Soedirdja
(born 11 October 1939 (1939-10-11))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Social and Security Affairs
15 February 2000 (2000-02-15)23 August 2000 (2000-08-23)190 days IndependentNational Unity
(26 October 1999 (1999-10-26) – 23 July 2001 (2001-07-23))
8General (Hon.) (ret.) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
(born 9 September 1949 (1949-09-09))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Social and Security Affairs
23 August 2000 (2000-08-23)1 June 2001 (2001-06-01)282 days IndependentNational Unity
(26 October 1999 (1999-10-26) – 23 July 2001 (2001-07-23))
9General (Hon.) (ret.) Agum Gumelar
(born 17 December 1945 (1945-12-17))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Social and Security Affairs
1 June 2001 (2001-06-01)23 July 2001 (2001-07-23)52 days IndependentNational Unity
(26 October 1999 (1999-10-26) – 23 July 2001 (2001-07-23))
(8)General (Hon.) (ret.) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
(born 9 September 1949 (1949-09-09))
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
10 August 2001 (2001-08-10)12 March 2004 (2004-03-12)2 years, 215 days IndependentMutual Assistance
(10 August 2001 (2001-08-10) – 20 October 2004 (2004-10-20))
General (Hon.) (ret.) Hari Sabarno
(12 August 1944 (1944-08-12)–31 May 2019 (2019-05-31))
Acting
Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs
12 March 2004 (2004-03-12)20 October 2004 (2004-10-20)222 days IndependentMutual Assistance
(10 August 2001 (2001-08-10) – 20 October 2004 (2004-10-20))
10Admiral (ret.) Widodo Adi Sutjipto
(born 1 August 1944 (1944-08-01))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs
21 October 2004 (2004-10-21)20 October 2009 (2009-10-20)4 years, 364 days IndependentUnited Indonesia
(21 October 2004 (2004-10-21) – 20 October 2009 (2009-10-20))
11Air Chief Marshal (ret.) Djoko Suyanto
(born 2 December 1950 (1950-12-02))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs
22 October 2009 (2009-10-22)20 October 2014 (2014-10-20)4 years, 363 days IndependentUnited Indonesia II
(22 October 2009 (2009-10-22) – 20 October 2014 (2014-10-20))
12Admiral (ret.) Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno
(born 20 September 1952 (1952-09-20))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs
27 October 2014 (2014-10-27)12 August 2015 (2015-08-12)289 days NasdemWorking
(27 October 2014 (2014-10-27) – 20 October 2019 (2019-10-20))
13General (Hon.) (ret.) Luhut Binsar Panjaitan
(born 28 September 1947 (1947-09-28))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs
12 August 2015 (2015-08-12)27 July 2016 (2016-07-27)350 days GolkarWorking
(27 October 2014 (2014-10-27) – 20 October 2019 (2019-10-20))
(6)General (ret.) Wiranto
(born 4 April 1947 (1947-04-04))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs
27 July 2016 (2016-07-27)20 October 2019 (2019-10-20)3 years, 85 days HanuraWorking
(27 October 2014 (2014-10-27) – 20 October 2019 (2019-10-20))
14Prof. Mahfud MD
(born 13 May 1957 (1957-05-13))
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs
23 October 2019 (2019-10-23)present360 days IndependentOnward Indonesia
(23 October 2019 (2019-10-23) – present)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mahfud MD Ditunjuk Jadi Menko Polhukam" [Mahfud MD appointed as Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs]. Kompas. 23 October 2019. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Indonesian President Jokowi announces new Cabinet". The Straits Times. 23 October 2019. Retrieved 23 October 2019.