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|Faisal Hasan Basri Batubara|
6 November 1959 |
|Alma mater||University of Indonesia
Relative: Adam Malik
Faisal Basri (born November 6, 1959) is an Indonesian economist and politician. He is a faculty member at University of Indonesia, specializing in political economics, and a member of KPPU, Indonesian competition regulator. Basri is the grandnephew of Indonesia's third Vice President, Adam Malik.
In 2012, Basri ran for governor in the Jakarta gubernatorial election as independent along with Biem Benyamin, the son of a prominent Betawi figure, Benyamin Sueb, but he was unsuccessful in winning the governorship, with less votes than Joko Widodo, Fauzi Bowo, and Hidayat Nur Wahid, and ahead of Alex Noerdin and Hendarji Supanji.
Early life and education
Basri was born in Bandung, West Java on November 6, 1959 to Hasan Basri and Saidah Nasution. His family moved to Jakarta in 1966 after his father got a job in a printing company in Setiabudi, South Jakarta.
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