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Natsir Cabinet

The Natsir Cabinet was the first cabinet of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia following the dissolution of the United States of Indonesia. It served from 7 September 1950 until 21 March 1951.


  • Composition 1
    • Cabinet leadership 1.1
    • Departmental ministers 1.2
  • References 2


Cabinet leadership

Departmental ministers

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs: Mohammed Roem (Masyumi)
  • Minister of Home Affairs: Assat
  • Minister of Defense ad interim: Abdul Halim
  • Minister of Justice: Wongsonegoro (PIR)
  • Minister of Information: M.A. Pellaupessy (Democratic Fraction)
  • Minister of Finance: Sjafruddin Prawiranegara (Masyumi Party)
  • Minister of Agriculture: Tandiono Manu (Socialist Party of Indonesia - PSI)
  • Minister of Trade and Industry: Sumitro Djojohadikusumo (PSI)
  • Minister of Transport: Djuanda
  • Minister of Public Works and Labor: Johannes (PIR)
  • Minister of Labor: R.P. Suroso (Parindra)
  • Minister of Social Affairs: F.S. Harjadi (Catholic Party)
  • Minister of Education and Culture: Bahder Djohan
  • Minister of Religious Affairs: Wahid Hasyim
  • Minister of Health: Dr. Dr. Johannes Leimena (Parkindo)
  • State Minister: Harsono Tjokroaminoto (Indonesian Islamic Union Party - PSII)


  • Simanjuntak, P. N. H. (2003), Kabinet-Kabinet Republik Indonesia: Dari Awal Kemerdekaan Sampai Reformasi (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Djambatan, pp. 108–116,  

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