Jakarta, Klinik Farma – Minister of Public Enterprises (BUMN) Eric Tohir is one of the figures included in the market for vice presidential candidates (cavapres) in the 2024 presidential election. He is expected to be the vice presidential candidate of two presidential candidates Ganjar Pranovo. and Prabowo Subianto.
Eric replied that he would join any coalition that proposed him as a vice presidential candidate. He was unable to disclose which side he would cooperate with.
“You know, I already said then, if we fall in love with someone, we have to get permission from our parents. No? Yes,” he said during a meeting at the DPR-MPR building in Jakarta on Wednesday (August 16).
The parents in question are a coalition of parties supporting the presidential candidate. “If a coalition is formed, each of us will give a name, we will see, well, there is a mechanism. If we say “oh me, me” we don’t want to be offered. if you are in love with your parents, you will be rejected,” he said.
Eric stressed that in addition to creating chemistry with the presidential candidate later, it will be perpendicular to President Joko Widodo (Jokowi). In addition, whoever the new government is, then they will have to continue the programs that have been implemented.
Eric added that the three presidential candidates also have a vision and mission to create a better Indonesia. Whoever is the leader, there is no need to blame each other. In fact, if the policy is good, then it should not be changed, but should be continued.
“So did I. When I was the Minister of SOEs, I appreciated all the Ministers of SOEs. I defended good programs, corrected bad ones without any process of accusation “ah, this minister is wrong, this minister is wrong.” Example from Jeevasray in 2014 How many? 2006 Do I blame the previous ministers? No, but I make sure that this is completed,” he concluded.
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