Ahmad Heryawan

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Ahmad Heryawan
Ahmad Heryawan Sunda.jpg
13th Governor of West Java, Indonesia
Assumed office
April 2008
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Deputy Yusuf Macan Effendie (2008-2013)
Deddy Mizwar (2013-2018)
Preceded by Danny Setiawan
Personal details
Born (1966-06-19) 19 June 1966 (age 50)
Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia
Political party Prosperous Justice Party
Spouse(s) Netty Prasetiani
Children 6
Religion Muslim
Website www.ahmadheryawan.net

Ahmad Heryawan (born 19 June 1966) is the current Governor of West Java Province. He was inaugurated in April 2008, after winning the West Java gubernatorial election in March 2008. Ahmad Heryawan, together with his running mate Yusuf Macan Effendie (also known as Dede Yusuf), was the governor candidate from PKS (Prosperous Justice Party) and PAN (National Mandate Party) coalition, running the gubernatorial election against Agum Gumelar – Nu'man Abdul Hakim from PDIP and PPP coalition and Danny Setiawan – Iwan Ridwan Sulandjana from Golkar and PD coalition.[1][2]

Before entering the gubernatorial election, Ahmad Heryawan was a member of Jakarta House of Representatives, taking position as one of the vice chairmen of the house.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christanto, Dicky (17 April 2008). "Candidates join gubernatorial election race", The Jakarta Post. Retrieved on 4 December 2008.
  2. ^ Suwarni, Yuli Tri (26 April 2008). "Heryawan, Dede determined to fight poverty, improve health", The Jakarta Post. Retrieved on 4 December 2008.
Political offices
Preceded by
Danny Setiawan
Governor of West Java
2008–present
Incumbent