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Joint Press Statement President of the Republic of Indonesia and Prime Minister of Japan Tuesday, 20 October 2020 at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java Province

Date 20 Oktober 2020

President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo)  Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh,  His Excellency Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, It is an honor for me and all Indonesian people to welcome the arrival of Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Yoshihide Suga and delegations. The visit to Indonesia is part of Prime Minister Suga’s first series of […]

Introductory Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia At the Limited Cabinet Meeting on Measures to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 during the Public Holidays at the end of October 2020, Monday, 19 October 2020 at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta

Date 19 Oktober 2020

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good morning, May prosperity be upon us. Distinguished Vice President, Distinguished Cabinet Ministers, Commander of the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI), and Chief of the Indonesian National Police. In today’s Limited Cabinet Meeting we will discuss the measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during public holiday at the end of […]

Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at a Limited Meeting (via Video Conference) on Preparation of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) of 2022, Thursday, 15 October 2020 at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java Province

Date 15 Oktober 2020

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good morning, May prosperity be upon us all. Distinguished Vice President, Ladies and Gentlemen. We need to prepare for the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) to be held in 2022. This is a biennial forum, a biennial forum initiated by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) […]

Introductory Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at Limited Cabinet Meeting (through Video Conference) on Hydro-meteorological Disasters Mitigation, Tuesday, 13 October 2020, at the State palace, Jakarta

Date 13 Oktober 2020

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good Morning, May prosperity be upon us all. Ladies and Gentlemen, The report I received from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) shows that the La Nina phenomenon is predicted to cause an increase in the accumulated amount of monthly rainfall in Indonesia by 20 to 40 percent above normal. […]

Introductory Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at the Limited Cabinet Meeting (through Video Conference) on the Report of COVID-19 Mitigation and National Economic Recovery (PEN) Working Committee, Monday, 12 October 2020 at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta

Date 12 Oktober 2020

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamualaikum warahmatullah wabarakatuh. Today, I would like to address several things regarding COVID-19 and the economy. First, based on the data I received as of 11 October, the average active case of COVID-19 in Indonesia is 19.97 percent. I think this is a good trend since the figure is lower than the global average […]

Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia on Job Creation Law (UU Cipta Kerja), Friday, 9 October 2020 at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java Province

Date 9 Oktober 2020

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.   Ladies and Gentlemen, my Fellow Countrymen, This morning, I led a virtual Limited Meeting on the Job Creation Law with government officials and governors joining the meeting. The Law covers eleven clusters that generally aim to carry out structural reforms and accelerate economic transformation. The eleven clusters, namely, are simplification of […]

Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia during the Inspection of Food Estate Development in Belanti Siam Village, Pandih Batu District, Pulang Pisau Regency, Central Kalimantan Province, Thursday, 8 October 2020

Date 8 Oktober 2020

Today, I revisit Central Kalimantan Province, especially Pulang Pisau Regency, where we want to ensure the start of a food estate in the location for all of 168,000 (hectares) will be planted with rice. In Pulang Pisau, we want to start in 2020, we will develop 10,000 hectares of land. While in Kapuas Regency, we […]

Message of President of the Republic of Indonesia at the Commemoration Ceremony of the 75th Anniversary of the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI) at the State Palace, Jakarta , Monday, 5 October 2020

Date 5 Oktober 2020

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good morning, Peace and prosperity be upon us all, Shalom, Om Swastiastu, Namo Buddhaya, Greetings of Virtue. Distinguished Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Ministers of the Onward Indonesia Cabinet, Honorable Commander of the Indonesian National Defense Forces, Honorable Chief of the Indonesian National Police, Honorable Chiefs of Staff of […]

Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia during the Limited Meeting (via video conference) on the Acceleration of People’s Salt Absorption, at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Monday, 5 October 2020

Date 5 Oktober 2020

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Good morning, Peace and prosperity be upon us all. Distinguished Vice President, Ladies and Gentlemen. Today, we will discuss measures to boost absorption of salt cultivated by the people. Based on the reports I received, two main problems we are facing related to the absorption of salt cultivated by the people: first, […]

Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia (Through YouTube Video) on Maintaining Balance and Optimism in Strategy for COVID-19 Handling, Saturday, 3 October 2020 in Jakarta

Date 3 Oktober 2020

Assalamu’alaikum warrahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Ladies and gentlemen, We have been facing the pandemic for seven months. I am aware that there are still many challenges, but we have accomplished many things. In short, the Government’s strategy from the beginning is to find balance. Once again, find balance. I reiterate that the public health is still number […]

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