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Healthcare

Indonesian president replaces health, trade ministers in cabinet reshuffle

JAKARTA, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced on Tuesday that six ministers would be replaced, including those in the portfolios of health, trade and tourism, in a significant cabinet reshuffle.

The president, widely known as Jokowi, said he had replaced health minister Terawan Agus Putranto with Budi Gunadi Sadikin, a former banker and chief of an economic recovery task force.

The other changes were in the ministries of fisheries, social affairs and religious affairs. The six new ministers are set to be inaugurated on Wednesday. (Reporting by Stanley Widianto and Nilufar Rizki; Editing by Kate Lamb; Editing by Martin Petty)

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