Jakarta, EnergiToday – Indonesian Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Coalition, welcomes the issuance of Presidential Instruction (Inpres) No. 7 of 2015 concerning the Corruption Prevention and Eradication Action in 2015.This Presidential Instruction is an anti-corruption policy that was first signed by President Jokowi since being elected in 2014 ago.

The Presidential Instruction which is the elaboration and further implementation of PP No. 55/2012 on the National Strategy for Long-Term Corruption Prevention and Eradication in 2012-2025 gives instructions to all Working Cabinet Ministers, Cabinet Secretary, Attorney General, National Police, Chief of Non-Ministry Government Institutions ( LPNK), Secretary General of State Higher Institutions, Governors, and all Regents / Mayors throughout Indonesia to jointly carry out earnestly the 2015 PPK Action.

PWYP Indonesia’s National Coordinator, Maryati Abdullah, said that the Inpres gave a little fresh air that the Jokowi Government had a vision in fighting corruption. “For this reason, we welcome and are ready to monitor its implementation, especially related to the energy sector and mineral resources,” he said in his written statement received by Energy and Culture, Jakarta, Sunday (5/31).

Inpres No 7/2015 includes 96 KDP Action items planned to be carried out throughout 2015. Each of the KDP Actions is described in detail, including listing the responsible institutions / agencies and the success criteria of each action / activity.

Publish What You Pay noted several activities related to the energy and natural resources sector, among others: Acceleration of the formation of the One Map Indonesia Minerba (MOMI), Evaluation of the Implementation of Presidential Regulation No. 26 of 2010 concerning Transparency of State / Regional Revenues obtained from the Oil and Gas Extractive Industries and mining; Acceleration of the Basic Land Map Provision; Transparency of Non-Tax State Revenues in the field of natural resources, studies for adjustments to various ESDM regulations related to the implementation of the Minerba Law, etc.

“This PPK Presidential Instruction complements efforts to eradicate corruption in the natural resources sector which had previously been started. For example, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the action plan of the National Movement to Save Natural Resources (SDA) between President Jokowi and the KPK Chair with 29 ministries or institutions and 12 provincial governments some time ago,”said Maryati. [us]