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Civil service returns ‘in full force’ after Idul Fitri holiday

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 10, 2019   /  07:45 pm
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Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Syafruddin shows the press the real-time monitoring system of civil servant attendance at government institutions across Indonesia on Monday at his office at Senayan, South Jakarta. (JP/)(JP/Apriza Pinandita)

The civil service was back in nearly full force on Monday, the first day of work after the one-week Idul Fitri holiday, during which millions of people made trips to their respective hometowns to celebrate the biggest Islamic holiday with family. Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Syafruddin monitored the civil servants’ attendance on Monday through the real-time monitoring system, which was first launched in 2018, in his office in Jakarta. “I’m responsible for 4.3 million civil servants across the country,” the minister said at the Command Center on Monday. At least 4.3 million civil servants working in 543 government institutions nationwide, including the 88 central government agencies, had to report their attendance through the system before 3 p.m. on Monday. Ministry official Mudzakir said that as of 3 p.m., according to data compiled ...