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Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan

Luhut B. Panjaitan, born in Toba Samosir, North Sumatra, on September 28, 1947, is currently Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security in President Joko Widodo’s administration. Previously, he was Chief of Presidential Staff from December 31, 2014, until September 2, 2015. During President Abdurrahman Wahid's administration, he was also Minister of Industry and Trade. Before that, this father of four had been the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Singapore. He is also a successful businessman and was a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 in the Social Development category. 

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