BANDUNG-West Java Provincial Government will hold the tradition of open house and halal bihalal Idul Fitri 2018 at the House of Governors Office of West Java in Pakuan Building, Otista Street, Bandung.
West Java Secretary Iwa Karniwa said the tradition of governors and officials kinship and halal bihalal on the first day of Eid will not be eliminated even though West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan has not officially served on Wednesday (13/6/2018).
"Open House in Pakuan is still being held, I as Daily Implementer of Governor will be there to accept people who will be halal bihalal, this tradition will not be changed or eliminated." It is still running, "Iwa said in Bandung, Monday (11/6/2018).
According to him, the tradition of open house is a good tradition that must be preserved, given that once a year the residents have the opportunity to meet directly with the leaders, both at Central, Provincial and District level. "The banquet is also provided, this is the moment the leader meets the citizens, the moment of the people gathered with the leader," he said.
The plan of open house will be held after he perform the prayer Ied which will be held at Gasibu Field, Bandung. Iwa also mentions the possibility of Ahmad Heryawan will be the imam and preacher of the upcoming prayer Ied. "Later after from Gasibu, we continue to open house in Pakuan," he explained.
The appointment of Iwa as Daily Implementer is based on telegram Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo to West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan number 121.32 / 3694 / Sj Friday (8/6/2018) related to the end of the term of Governor and Vice Governor of West Java as of 13 June.
In the telegram, Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo explained that based on Article 131 Paragraph (4) of Government Regulation No. 49/2008, "It is stipulated that if there is a vacuum of regional head and deputy regional head, Regional Secretary performs daily duties of regional head," he said.
Therefore, until the acting Governor of West Java is definitively inaugurated, in order to avoid the vacancy, West Java Regional Secretary Iwa Karniwa will perform daily duties of the Governor of West Java.
West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan said the appointment of Iwa as the Governor's Daily Implementer is automatically made by the Minister of Home Affairs as long as there is no official name of the Governor of West Java. (Even)