President Proposes Nominees for BI Deputy Governor
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has proposed three candidates for Bank Indonesia deputy governor, who will replace the incumbent Siti Ch. Fajriah, Minister for Secretary of State Sudi Silalahi told reporters at the Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on Monday night, before the President headed for Australia.
Siti, who is currently sick due to stroke, will end her term on June 9 this year. According to the Central Bank Law, 3 months before a deputy governor term ends, President is required to propose several names to the House of Representative (DPR). In return, DPR will select one of those candidates, proposed by President.
According to Kompas.com sources, the three candidates are two from internal Bank Indonesia, i.e. Terry Wargiyo and Halim Alamsyah, and one from external Krisna Wijaya, a former BRI executive. (Roffie)