Jakarta, Petrominer – A number of parties welcomed the issuance of Presidential Instruction (Inpres) No. 7 of 2015 concerning the Prevention and Eradication of Corruption in 2015. This Presidential Instruction was an anti-corruption policy that was first signed by President Jokowi since being elected in 2014 ago.

As stated by the Publish What You Pay Indonesia Coalition. The Presidential Instruction is seen as giving a breath of fresh air that the Jokowi Government has a vision in eradicating corruption.

“For that we welcome and are ready to monitor its implementation, especially related to the energy sector and mineral resources” said PWYP Indonesia’s National Coordinator, Maryati Abdullah, Sunday (5/31).

PWYP 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 to adjust various ESDM Ministerial Regulations related to the implementation of the Minerba Law and so on.

“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. (Pris / San)

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