Vice Governor of Jakarta Special Region Province
AHMAD RIZA PATRIA
Ahmad Riza Patria (born in 1969) is an Indonesian politician who currently serves as Deputy Governor of Jakarta.
He previously served as a Vice Chairman of Commission II in the People’s Representative Council of Indonesia. He was elected in the seat of West Java V constituency winning with a total vote of 23,991 in the 2014 legislative elections in 2014.
In 2012, Patria was the running mate of Hendardji Supandji as Deputy Governor during the Jakarta gubernatorial elections in 2012. Previously he was the chairman of the National Youth Council in Indonesia from 1999 to 2002.
In 2002, he was re-elected to serve as chairman of the KNPI in Jakarta. Ahmad Patria is a graduate from the ISTN – National Institute of Science and Technology . In 2018, Patria was appointed the Spokesperson for presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto Djojohadikusumo. He is also the current Chairman of Gerindra Party central board.
On 6 April 2020, Patria was voted to take on the role of the once vacant Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta, after winning the vote in the Jakarta DPRDwith 81 out of 100 cast votes