The authoritative Internet Newsletter Indonesian Digest in its February 22, 2005 edition, published by Wuryastuti Sunario, reports:
"A Presidential Decree issued at the end of January, has raised Indonesia's national institution for Culture and Tourism (from its former level of Ministry without portfolio) to a fully operational Cabinet Department, confirmed Jero Wacik, Minister for Culture and Tourism.
The Department now counts 11 top positions at echelon 1. These are in line positions as follows: for Culture: the Directorate General for Cultural Values, the Arts and Films, and the Directorate General for History and Archaeology. For Tourism, they are the Directorate General for Tourist Destinations Development, and the Directorate General for Marketing. Other positions in top management are the Secretary General and Inspector General and 4 Senior Advisors to the Minister.
Names for the above positions, are, however, not yet disclosed. It is as yet not clear when exactly the staffing of the new Department of Culture and Tourism are to be announced."
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