ADB Applauds Indonesian on Higher Economic Growth
President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Takehiko Nakao has expressed his appreciation to President Jokowi on Indonesia’s higher economic growth, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi has said.
“Nakao congratulated Indonesia’s solid fiscal position in foreign exchange, Indonesia’s macroeconomic management as shown by a strong Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 5.2 percent, inflation rate that stood at 3.2 percent, as well as prudent fiscal management and healthy foreign exchange reserves,” the Minister told reporters after accompanying the President during the meeting at Athenee Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday (23/6).
Meeting between President Jokowi and President of the ADB was held on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit,
Retno said that the ADB President considers Indonesia one of well-developed economies in the region. (DND/DID/ES)
Translated by: Syarifah Aisyah
Edited by: Rany Anjany/M. Ersan Pamungkas