Third Development Cabinet

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Third Development Cabinet
Kabinet Pembangunan III
Flag of Indonesia.svg
30th cabinet of Indonesia
Indonesian Government (Executive Branch)
National emblem of Indonesia Garuda Pancasila.svg
Date formed 31 March 1978 (1978-03-31)
Date dissolved 19 March 1983 (1983-03-19)
People and organisations
Head of state Suharto
Member party Golkar, Indonesian National Armed Forces, Indonesian Democratic Party and United Development Party
Status in legislature Coalition
Predecessor Second Development Cabinet
Successor Fourth Development Cabinet

The Third Development Cabinet (Indonesian: Kabinet Pembangunan III) was the Indonesian Cabinet which served under President Suharto and Vice President Adam Malik. The Cabinet was formed after Suharto was elected to a third term as president by the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR).

The Seven Cabinet Aims[edit]

  • The establishment of an environment and a situation which will ensure social justice for the people through the equity of Development and its results.
  • The accomplishment of high economic growth.
  • The consolidation of an ever stronger National Stability.
  • The creation of a clean and legitimate State Apparatus.
  • The continuing development of a stronger national unity and oneness with the Guide to Learn and Apply Pancasila (P4) as its foundation.
  • The holding of a direct, universal, free, and secret Legislative Election with the aim of strengthening Pancasila Democracy.
  • Further developing a free and active foreign policy for the sake of National Interest and with the aim of strengthening National Resilience.

President and Vice President[edit]

  • President: Gen. (ret.) Suharto
  • Vice President: Adam Malik

Coordinating Ministers[edit]

  • Coordinating Minister of Politics and Security: Gen. (ret.) Maraden Panggabean
  • Coordinating Minister of Economics, Finance, and Industry/Chairman of the National Development Planning Body (BAPPENAS): Widjojo Nitisastro
  • Coordinating Minister of People's Welfare: Gen. (ret.) Surono

Departmental Ministers[edit]

State Ministers[edit]

  • State Minister/State Secretary: Lt. Gen. Sudharmono
  • State Minister of Administrative Reform: JB Sumarlin
  • State Minister of Development Supervision and Environment: Emil Salim
  • State Minister of Research and Technology: BJ Habibie

Junior Ministers[edit]

Official With Ministerial Rank[edit]

  • Attorney General: Ali Said
  • Governor of the Central Bank: Rachmat Saleh
  • Commander of the Operational Command for the Restoration of Security and Order (KOPKAMTIB): Adm. Sudomo
  • KOPKAMTIB Chief of Staff: Maj. Gen. Daryatmo


  • May 1978: Daryatmo resigned as KOPKAMTIB Chief of Staff to become Chairman of MPR/Head of the People's Representative Council (DPR). He was replaced by Lieutenant General Yoga Sugama.
  • October 1982: Amirmachmud resigned as Minister of Home Affairs to become Chairman of MPR/Head of DPR. Sudharmono took on the Ministry of Home Affairs.


  • Simanjuntak, P. N. H. (2003), Kabinet-Kabinet Republik Indonesia: Dari Awal Kemerdekaan Sampai Reformasi (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Djambatan, pp. 344–357, ISBN 979-428-499-8.