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Jakarta Post

Staff welcome dismissal of Garuda boss

  • Riza Roidila Mufti, Adrian Wail Akhlas and Prima Wirayani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, December 7 2019   /  12:12 am
Say it with flowers: Employees of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry pass a line of flower boards placed in front of the ministry building in Jakarta on Friday. The boards are emblazoned with messages expressing gratitude and support for SOEs Minister Erick Thohir following the dismissal of Garuda Indonesia president director Ari Askhara over the alleged smuggling of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle aboard a newly delivered Garuda aircraft.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)(SOEs) Ministry pass a line of flower boards placed in front of the ministry building in Jakarta on Friday. The boards are emblazoned with messages expressing gratitude and support for SOEs Minister Erick Thohir following the dismissal of Garuda Indonesia president director Ari Askhara over the alleged smuggling of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle aboard a newly delivered Garuda aircraft.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Say it with flowers: Employees of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry pass a line of flower boards placed in front of the ministry building in Jakarta on Friday. The boards are emblazoned with messages expressing gratitude and support for SOEs Minister Erick Thohir following the dismissal of Garuda Indonesia president director Ari Askhara over the alleged smuggling of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle aboard a newly delivered Garuda aircraft.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)The dismissal of Ari Askhara from his job as president director of national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, only 15 months after being appointed, has been welcomed with an outpouring of delight from several quarters.Flower boards from Garuda employees began arriving at the State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry office in Jakarta on Friday expressing support and appreciation for Erick Thohir, the minister who fired Ari on Thursda...