JAKARTA - Deputy Finance Minister Suahasil Nazara has been appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Financial Services Authority (OJK) as an ex-officio member.

Mr Nazara was inaugurated before Supreme Court Chief Justice M. Hatta Ali. His position in OJK, he said, is mandated by the law in accordance with Presidential Decree No. 142/2019 on December 23, 2019.

“I have been appointed to the OJK Board of Commissioners. As we all know this position is mandated by the law,” said Mr Nazara at the Supreme Court Building, Monday (13/1).

“After the end of the previous Deputy Finance Minister’s term, I was recommended to succeed him in the position.”

As Member of the OJK Board of Commissioners, Mr Nazara hopes that coordination between the Ministry of Finance with OJK can be strengthened, especially regarding the development of the financial sector. In addition, it is expected that policies issued by OJK will be in line with the Ministry’s regulation. (MS)