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KPK denies ‘fattening’ organizational structure

  • Budi Sutrisno

    Jakarta

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Jakarta   /   Tue, November 24 2020   /  01:00 am
Gedung Komisi Pemberantasan korupsi di Jalan HR Rasuna Said, Jakarta, Senin 30 November 2015. Gedung KPK yang baru ini terletak di sebelah gedung lama dan akan diresmikan tanggal 29 Desember 2015. (JP/Wienda Parwitasari)

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has brushed off criticisms calling its move to alter its organizational structure "fattening", with the antigraft body saying it has tried to balance the number new positions with those removed. KPK spokesperson Ali Fikri said the newest Regulation No. 7/2020 on the KPK's organizational and work procedures technically only added seven more positions -- comprising both structural and non-structural positions or departments -- to the KPK, considering that the antigraft body also removed 16 posts. The seven consisted of six structural posts, one at echelon I and five at echelon III, while creating one non-structural post for the special staff. "The [structural change] has taken into account the number of new positions, the removed posts as well as the changing of names or nomenclature of positio...