Aburizal Bakrie

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Date of Birth: 11/15/1946

Age: 70

Place of birth: Jakarta

Citizenship: Indonesia

Indonesian fighter against poverty

Education Aburizal Bakri received within the walls of the Institute of Technology Bandung (Bandung Institute of Technology); he specialized in electrical engineering. He received his diploma Bakri in 1973. Already in 1972, Bakri was arranged in the Family group - `PT Bakrie & Brothers Tbk`; founded this company was once his father, Ahmad Bakri (Achmad Bakrie). Like much of the Indonesian Entrepreneurs under President Suharto (Soeharto) Bakri flourished. Specialized family business on agriculture, real estate, trade, cargo transportation, banking, insurance, manufacturing, construction and mining business. Aburizal Bakri, who was the eldest of four children, Ahmad Bakri, position in the company held a senior; for the position of chairman of the company he assumed in 1999.

In 1998, the Asian economic crisis broke out; nekotoroevremya Bakri hung over the very real threat of losing control over the family business. However, with the problems he managed - already by 2000 he successfully completed the refinancing process and deal with all the possible troubles.

In the period from 1991 to 1995-th Bakri had to serve two consecutive terms Business Forum `ASEAN`; c 1994 to 2004 Aburizal led the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce. In 2004, Bakri his candidacy in the presidential elections; he spoke of the party `Golkar`.

In 2004, Bakri left the family business; shortly thereafter, he assumed the post of Minister of Economy. Appointed him to this position, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono); some assignment seemed doubtful, but in the future Aburizal showed that the choice of the president did well. Government Support Program Launched Bakri need to reduce the number of poor by about 3%; support received a total of 6 million people. Much of Aburizala reform was to some extent linked to the control of fuel prices; in total by October 2005, fuel prices have increased by 126%. In order to win the country`s new markets, Bakri even managed to put an end to long-standing conflicts and `ExxonMobil Corporation`` PT Pertamina`. Companies at odds for many years; the main reason for the conflict was the control over the oil fields in Java (Java).

In 2005, the government passed a permutation; Bakri has taken up the post of Minister for People`s Welfare. In May 2008, the Minister launched a new charity program, in which sponsored the approximately 19 million needy households, totaling 1.52 billion dollars.

In 2009 Aburizal Bakri has taken up the position of chairman of the party `Golkar`. In May of 2010, Bakri has successfully created a large coalition that would manage to get a majority in parliament; Bakri went to the post of the head of the coalition.

In May 2006 in Sidoarjo (Sidoarjo) began erupting mud volcano; Volcano damage inflicted substantial - could not have done even without casualties. The volcano was located close to one of the enterprises Bakri family; although the representatives of the company and blamed the incident on the recent earthquake, many suspected that the volcano woke up because drillers `PT Lapindo Brantas`. The investigation lasted three years, but to anything specific and did not lead.

June 29, 2012 th was officially announced that Bakri again plans to run for the presidential elections scheduled for 2014 th year.