KOMPAS.com – Indonesia’s State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir has appointed a prominent Muslim cleric Said Agil Sirodj as president commissioner of railway operator PT KAI, replacing Jusman Syafii Djamal, who is also a former minister of Transportation.
Said Agil’s appointment was confirmed by one of the company’s independent commissioners Riza Primadi. “Yes, it [Said Aqil’s appointment] is correct,” Riza told Kompas.com on Wednesday, March 3.
Said Agil, chairman of the country’s largest Muslim organization Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and former minister of Religious Affairs, has also been appointed as one of the independent commissioners at PT KAI.
Erick also replaced the company’s board of commissioners, including Rahmat Hidayat, Basuki Purwadi, and Suhono Harso Supangkat.
The composition of PT KAI’s current board of commissioners is as follows:
Chief Commissioner and Independent Commissioner: Professor Dr. KH Said Agil Sirodj
Independent Commissioner: Riza Primadi
Independent Commissioner: Rochadi
Commissioner: Diah Nataliza