|First Amir Sjarifuddin Cabinet|
Kabinet Amir Sjarifuddin I
5th Cabinet of Indonesia
|Indonesian Government (Executive Branch)|
|Date formed||3 July 1947|
|Date dissolved||11 November 1947|
|People and organisations|
|Head of state||Sukarno|
|Head of government||Amir Sjarifuddin|
|No. of ministers||34|
|Member party||Partai Sarikat Indonesia, Partai Kristen Indonesia, Partai Nasional Indonesia, Partai Komunis Indonesia, Partai Politik Katolik Indonesia, Partai Sarekat Islam Indonesia, Partai Tionghoa Indonesia and Partai Buruh|
|Status in legislature||Coalition|
|Successor||Amir Sjarifuddin II|
Media and legacy
The first Amir Sjarifuddin Cabinet (Indonesian: Kabinet Amir Sjarifuddin Pertama) was the fifth Indonesian cabinet and was in office from 3 July to 11 November 1947.
Following the resignation of the Third Sjahrir Cabinet on 27 June 1947, President Sukarno called a meeting with the leaders of the Masyumi Party, the Indonesian National Party (PNI), the Socialist Party and the Labour Party to ask them to form a cabinet. However, the party leaders were unable to agree to Masyumi's demands for senior ministerial posts that would have enabled it to dominate the cabinet. Finally, on 3 July, agreement was reached between the PNI, the Socialist Party, the Labour Party and the Masjumi breakaway party, the Indonesian Islamic Union Party (PSII), to support Amir Sjarifuddin as prime minister.
Nine of the ministers had served in the previous cabinet. The government was intended to be inclusive, with representation from all existing parties and groupings. In the absence of Masjumi, the PSII represented the Muslim bloc.
On 11 November 1947, Amir reshuffled the cabinet to allow the inclusion of the Masjumi Party. This meant that the cabinet lasted only four months and eight days.