goodmorningpapua.com – The government and the Indonesian House have synchronized the 3 (three) bills for the New Autonomous Region (DOB) for Papua. The three bills synchronized were the South Papua Province Bill, the Central Papua Bill, and the Mountains Papua Bill.
This synchronization is carried out by representatives of the government and the House who are members of the Formulating Team and the Synchronization Team of the Working Committee (Panja) of the Draft Law (RUU) for the Expansion of Papua. The Formulating Team (Timsus) and the Synchronization Team (Timsin) held a hybrid, direct and virtual meeting. The meeting was chaired by the Deputy Chairman of Commission II of the Indonesian House, Junimart Girsang, and the leadership of Commission II of the Indonesian House and members of Commission II of the Indonesian House.
From the government representatives, a Director General of Politics and General Administration (Pol & PUM) of the Ministry of Home Affairs (Kemendagri) was accompanied by the Director of Regional Arrangement, Special Autonomy and the Regional Autonomy Advisory Council, the Directorate General of Autonomy of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Valentinus Sudarjanto, as well as the Director of Toponymy and regional boundaries at the Director General of Administrative Development. The territory of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Sugiarto.
Also present were Deputy Chairperson of Committee I DPD RI Filep Wamafma, Expert Staff to the Minister for Leading Sector Development and Infrastructure, Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Velix Vernando Wanggai, Director of Harmonization of Legislation I Kemenkumham Roberia, and representative officials Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia.
“In the Timus and Timsin Meetings, there were 3 (three) drafts of bills that had been successfully synchronized, namely, the South Papua Province Bill, the Central Papua Bill, and the Mountains Papua Bill,” said Director General of Polpum, Ministry of Home Affairs, Bahtiar, Friday, 23 June 2022.
Furthermore, a Commission II of the House together with the Government carried out a working visit to Papua Province on June 24 to 26. The goal is to absorb aspirations and input related to the discussion of the bill on expansion in Papua Province, conduct public tests and solicit input.
“The process of discussing Papua’s Otsus and the region division of Papua has actually been discussed since July 2021, so this process has actually taken 1 (one) year to solicit input from various elements of society since the ratification of Law No. 2 of 2021 concerning Papuan Autonomy,” said Bahtiar.