Secretary General of DPD RI: Revocation of Invitation for GKR Hemas is the Command of DPD RI Rules of Procedure

Jakarta, dpd.go.id - Secretary General of DPD RI Reydonnyzar "Donny" Moenek, explained that the Secretariat General of DPD RI in issuing a revocation letter inviting Mrs. GKR Hemas at the Joint Session of DPR RI-DPD RI on August 16, 2019 in the context of implementing the Standing Orders of DPD RI. This was stated at a press conference at the DPD RI Building, Parliament Complex, Senayan, Jakarta (21/8).

Based on Article 26 paragraph (5) of DPD RI Regulation No. 3 of 2018 concerning the Standing Orders reads "If the President has not yet authorized the dismissal of Members after 14 (fourteen) days as referred to in paragraph (4), Members as referred to in paragraph (1) may not participate in DPD activities without reducing their administrative rights ".

Donny explained the chronology of why the invitation letter was revoked. "That there are more than 3100 invitations of the DPR-DPD RI Joint Session and the Annual MPR RI Session invited by the MPR RI Secretariat General and the DPD RI Secretariat. The list of invitation for joint session and annual session is the same, because the implementation is sequential".

Regarding the invitation, said Donny, it is grouped according to protocol and distributed simultaneously to related parties starting on August 9, 2019.

"In accordance with the procedure for the invitation, a final sweep was conducted by the Secretariat General of DPD RI on August 15, 2019, with the aim of obtaining accuracy with respect to invitations that have or have not been invited," he said.

According to Donny, Secretary General of DPD RI, in the sweeping referred to it was found that Mrs. GKR Hemas was included in the invitation list. In fact, based on the decision of the Honorary Board of the Republic of Indonesia No 2 of 2019 dated March 22, 2019 concerning Dismissal as a Member of DPD RI, that GKR Hemas, Member of DPD RI Number B-53 from the Province of D.I. Yogyakarta has been dismissed.

For this, the Secretary General of DPD RI took steps to coordinate with the Secretary General of MPR RI to revoke the invitation at the MPR RI Annual Session on behalf of Mrs. GKR Hemas.

"Therefore, it is not true that the Secretariat General of DPD RI was missed in delivering the invitation, but what was true was the revocation of the invitation referred to as an administrative corrective measure and as a professional step by the Secretariat General of the DPD RI, which obeys and complies with the rules," he explained.

21 Agustus 2019