Rachmat Nadi Witoelar KartaadipoetraState Minister of the Environment - United Indonesia Cabinet
Born in Tasikmalaya, West Java, on June 2, 1941, Rachmat graduated from the Bandung Institute of Technology in 1970. He served as Indonesian ambassador to Russia and Mongolia in 1993 to 1997. Rachmat has held various positions in the House of Repre-sentatives, including chairman of House Commission V and Commission VI. He was also Golkar Party secretary-general from 1988 to 1993.