In a surprise announcement, Indonesia's president Joko Widodo has ordered government agencies to replace top civil servants with artificial intelligence (AI) during 2020. The president announced the decision to a room of business leaders as he set out plans for his second five-year term after winning an election in April, Reuters reported. Widodo said that the top four tiers of civil servants would be condensed into two. "I have ordered my minister [of administrative and bureaucratic reform] to replace them with AI. Our bureaucracy will be faster with AI," he said.