Thursday, 23 June 2022 – 20:49 WIB
Deputy Chairman of Commission II of the DPR RI Junimart Girsang during a hearing with the leadership of the MRP, the chairman of the DPRP, and the Papuan Secretary representing the governor on Thursday (23/6). Photo: DPR RI Public Relations
jpnn.com, JAKARTA – Deputy Chairman of Commission II DPR RI Junimart Girsang said the leadership of the Papuan People’s Assembly (MRP), Papuan DPR (DPRP), and Regional Secretary (Sekda) who represented Papua Governor Lukas Enembe supported the expansion of Papua.
“It came last night (22/6) at the Commission II DPR RI hearing meeting with the leadership of the MRP, the Chair of the DPRP, and the Papuan Secretary representing the governor. They provided input and said they strongly support the three provinces to be held,” said Junimart on Thursday (23/23). 6).
Even so, continued Junimart, the three parties provided a condition that the expansion of Papua by forming three new provinces, namely South Papua, Central Papua, and Central Highlands Papua, must prioritize the welfare and empower indigenous Papuans (OAP).
In response to these requirements, Junimart said that prioritizing the welfare and empowerment of OAP in the expansion of Papua is something that Commission II of the DPR RI has been paying attention to and pursuing.
According to him, in the expansion of Papua, OAP must be empowered. They are human resources (HR) who understand and understand all the natural resources (SDA) owned by the region.
Thus, OAP needs to be empowered to manage all existing natural resources properly.
“That is indeed our vision and mission. OAP must be empowered to be able to manage natural resources. Of course, they are human resources who understand the area,” said Junimart.
He said that currently his party was continuing to discuss three draft laws (RUU) regarding the formation of a new province in Papua in a working committee meeting which was held behind closed doors with the leadership of Commission I DPD RI and the government.