Sixth Development Cabinet

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Sixth Development Cabinet
Kabinet Pembangunan VI
Flag of Indonesia.svg
33rd cabinet of Indonesia
Indonesian Government (Executive Branch)
National emblem of Indonesia Garuda Pancasila.svg
Date formed 17 March 1993 (1993-03-17)
Date dissolved 14 May 1998 (1998-05-14)
People and organisations
Head of state Suharto
Member party Golkar, Indonesian National Armed Forces and United Development Party
Status in legislature Coalition
Predecessor Fifth Development Cabinet
Successor Seventh Development Cabinet

The Sixth Development Cabinet (Indonesian: Kabinet Pembangunan VI) was the Indonesian Cabinet which served under President Suharto and Vice President Try Sutrisno from March 1993 until March 1998. The Cabinet was formed after Suharto was elected to a 6th term as President by the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR).

The Five Cabinet Aims[edit]

Whilst announcing the Cabinet, Suharto also announced its aims.[1]

  • Continuing, intensifying, deepening, and expanding National Development as an application of Pancasila with the Development Trilogy as its foundation and having national knowledge to strengthen national resilience and determination for self-reliance.
  • Intensifying national discipline with a State Apparatus as its pioneers and aiming towards a clean and legitimate Government in giving service to the People of Indonesia.
  • Institutionalizing a National Leadership Mechanism based on the 1945 Constitution, Pancasila, Pancasila Democracy, and the Guide to Learn and Apply Pancasila (P4)in daily life as a state, nation, and community.
  • Executing a free and active foreign policy, based on the principle of peaceful coexistence in bilateral, regional, and global relationships for the sake National Development.
  • Holding a direct, universal, free, and secret Legislative Elections in 1997.

President and Vice President[edit]

  • President: Gen. (ret.) Suharto
  • Vice President: Gen. (ret.) Try Sutrisno

Coordinating Ministers[edit]

  • Coordinating Minister of Economics and Development Supervision: Saleh Afiff
  • Coordinating Minister of People's Welfare: Maj. Gen. (hon.) Azwar Anas
  • Coordinating Minister of Politics and Security: Gen. (hon.) Susilo Sudarman
  • Coordinating Minister of Production and Distribution: Hartarto

Departmental Ministers[edit]

State Minister[edit]

  • State Minister/State Secretary: Maj. Gen. (ret.) Murdiono
  • State Minister/Cabinet Secretary: Saadilah Mursyid
  • State Minister of National Development Planning/Chairman of the National Development Planning Body (BAPPENAS): Ginandjar Kartasasmita
  • State Minister of Research and Technology/Chairman of the Research and Implementation of Technology Board (BPPT): BJ Habibie
  • State Minister of Foodstuffs/Chairman of the Logistical Affairs Board (BULOG): Ibrahim Hasan
  • State Minister of Population/Chairman of Planned Families National Coordinating Body (BKKBN): Haryono Suyono
  • State Minister of the Promotion of Investment/Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Body: Sanyoto Sastrowardoyo
  • State Minister of Agrarian Affairs/Chairman of the National Land Body: Soni Harsono
  • State Minister of Housing: Akbar Tanjung
  • State Minister of Environment: Sarwono Kusumaatmaja
  • State Minister of Female Empowerment: Mien Sugandhi
  • State Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports: Hayono Isman
  • State Minister of Administrative Reform: Maj. Gen. (ret.) TB Silahahi

Official With Ministerial Rank[edit]


  • May 1993: Edi Sudrajat was replaced by General Feisal Tanjung as Commander of ABRI.
  • February 1995: The Chairmanship of BULOG is separated from the State Ministry of Foodstuffs.
  • November 1995: The Departments of Industry and Trade are merged into the Department of Industry and Trade.[2] Satrio Budiarjo Yudono's Trade Ministry is given to Tungky Ariwibowo who goes on to serve as Minister of Industry and Trade.
  • June 1997: Harmoko was replaced by General (retired) Hartono as Minister of Information.
  • June 1997: Harmoko was appointed as State Minister of Special Affairs.[3]
  • February 1998: Sudrajat Djiwandono was replaced by Syahril Sabirin as Governor of the Central Bank [4]
  • February 1998: Feisal Tanjung was replaced by General Wiranto as Commander of ABRI.


  • Simanjuntak, P. N. H. (2003), Kabinet-Kabinet Republik Indonesia: Dari Awal Kemerdekaan Sampai Reformasi (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Djambatan, pp. 373–384, ISBN 979-428-499-8.