Introductory Remarks of President of the Republic of Indonesia at a Limited Meeting on the Development of Budget Utilization for the XVIII Asian Games and the 2018 Asian Para Games at the Presidential Office, Jakarta on 7 June 2017
Date 7 Juni 2017
Unofficial English Translation
Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh,
May peace be upon us all,
On this afternoons limited meeting, we will discuss the preparation of the organization of the 2018 Asian Games and Asian Para Games, particularly on the development of budget‘s utilization for both sports events.
And, in budget utilization, we must hold the principles of effectiveness, efficiency, transparency, and accountability. The budget should be calculated in a detail and elaborated manners. I need to remind all that the budget must not be overstated or go overboard.
Though the preparation that we must do should be done swiftly in order to catch up the deadline, I want all to be conducted in an open, transparent manners, and the governance can be properly accounted for. And, I need to underline that the organization of Asian Games and Asian Para Games is a nation’s event, our an event that will give Indonesia a good name in the world.
I think that is all I can say in this remarks. I invite Vice President or Minister to take the floor. (PR, Cabinet Secretariat)(RAS/AW/YM/Naster)