JAKARTA, presidentpost – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is grateful that for the 3 (three) consecutive years since 2016 the central government has received a Fair Without Exception (WTP) opinion from the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) including for this 2018 Central Government Financial Report (LKPP) audit report.
“This means that government accounting standards have materially presented the government’s responsibility for the implementation of the 2018 State Budget in financial statements,” said President Jokowi in the Submission of 2018 Examination Report on LKPP and 2018 Semester II Results of Examination Results, at Istana Negara, Jakarta On Wednesday (29/5).
From the results of LKPP’s examination, the President analyzed that there was an increase in the number of audit entities that received WTP. “In 2016 (there are) 74, in 2017 (there are) 80, in 2018 (there are) 82, meaning this has reached 95% of the number of K / L that exist. Moreover, there is a decline in audit entities that get Fair With Exception (WDP) from 8 in 2016 to 6 in 2017 and 4 in 2018, “said the Head of State.
Four Ministries / Institutions that obtain WDP, according to the Head of State, General Election Commission (KPU), Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora), Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR), and the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
“Those who get the TMP (Not Giving Opinion), this means the disclaimer, sir — decreasing from 6 in 2016 to 2 in 2017 and only 1 in 2018, namely the Maritime Security Agency. That was the body that was nervous, the Marine Security Agency, “he added.
On that occasion, the President reminded K / L of obtaining a WDP or TMP to be careful and to be considered properly so that next year, no one else would receive the assessment. “I asked for immediate coordination and a breakthrough to resolve some of the findings from the BPK as stated by the Chairperson of prepaid spending, goods expenditure, capital expenditure, fixed assets, construction in progress and intangible assets,” the President said, adding that Next year’s report is better and gets WTP.
The Head of State is not tired of reminding everyone to fix, maintain, and maximize public financial management. “This is our constitutional responsibility to the state and our moral responsibility to the people that whose name is state money, public money must be used entirely for the benefit of the people,” he added.
At the end of the speech, the President expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the hard work of all the ranks of the BPK so that the report on the results of the LKPP examination in 2018 and the Summary of Results of Examination of the Second Semester of 2018 could be well received. “The government will immediately follow some of the recommendations submitted by the BPK to the government for the improvement, management, and accountability of the State Budget next year,” concluded the President.
Also attending the event included Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution, Coordinating Minister for PMK Puan Maharani, Secretary of State Pramono Anung, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, and Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani.
Also there Minister of BUMN Rini Soemarno, Minister of Social Affairs Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, Minister of National Development Planning or Head of National Development Planning Agency Bambang Brodjonegoro, Menristekdikti M Nasir, and heads of other government agencies.