Second Ali Sastroamidjojo Cabinet

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Second Ali Sastroamidjojo Cabinet
Kabinet Ali Sastroamidjojo II
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17th cabinet of Indonesia
Indonesian Government (Executive Branch)
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Date formed26 March 1956 (1956-03-26)
Date dissolved14 March 1957 (1957-03-14)
People and organisations
Head of stateSukarno
Head of governmentAli Sastroamidjojo
PredecessorBurhanuddin Harahap Cabinet
SuccessorDjuanda Cabinet

The Second Ali Sastroamidjojo Cabinet was an Indonesian cabinet that served from 26 March 1956 until 14 March 1957.


Cabinet Leadership[edit]

Cabinet Members[edit]


  • The State Minister for Former Freedom Fighter Affairs became the State Minister for veteran Affairs via Presidential Decision No. 111/1956 dared 30 April 1956. State Minister Dahlan Ibrahim resigned on 26 December 1956.
  • On 9 January 1957 five ministers, Mohammed Roem, Jusuf Wibisono, Muljatno, Suchjar Tedjasukmana and Pangeran Mohammad Noor resigned. Djuanda became Finance Minister ad interim, Soenarjo Justice Minister ad interim and Suardi Public Works and Manpower Minister ad interim
  • State Minister for General Affairs Rusli Abdul Wahid resigned on 15 January 1957.
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Ruslan Abdulgani was temporarily suspended from 28 January - 14 March 1957. Prime Minister Ali Sastroamidjojo acted as Foreign Minister for this period.
  • Minister of Information Soedibjo and Junior Minister for Agricultural Affairs Sjech Marhaban were dismissed on 13 March and Second Deputy Prime Minister Idham Chalid was appointed ad interim Information Minister.


  • Feith, Herbert (2009) [1962], The Decline of Constitutional Democracy in Indonesia, Equinox Publishing (Asia) Pte Ltd, pp. 469–470, ISBN 979-3780-45-2
  • Simanjuntak, P. N. H. (2003), Kabinet-Kabinet Republik Indonesia: Dari Awal Kemerdekaan Sampai Reformasi (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Djambatan, pp. 160–180, ISBN 979-428-499-8.