Need Unity Step, President Mentioned that Meeting with Regents Could Three Times a Year
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla on Friday (23/1), in Bogor, West Java, held a meeting with the regents. This time have opportunity to meet with the President and Vice President are the regents from some parts of Sumatra, Bali, NTB, NTT, and Kalimantan.
In his remarks, President Jokowi said that such meeting not only be conducted once a year, could be twice, or three times, depending on the needs.
According to the President, the consolidation of the organization in a big country like Indonesia is indispensable. “Because any big ideas, great vision, big plan should be supported together, carried together, so it becomes a unity step,” he said.
President Jokowi hope that in this way, all activities that will be carried out, everything, from the top to bottom, from the central government, provincial governments, district/city, everything is in line and consistent.
Previuosly, Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo in the meeting reported that this meeting is the second phase meeting.
Minister of Home Affairs asserted, all regents are ready to support national policies and central government is ready to absorb and listen to the aspirations of all the problems that exist in the region.
Attending the meeting, among others, Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo, Minister of Finance Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of PPN/Bappenas Andrinov Chaniago, Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Agriculture Amran Solomon, Cabinet Secretary Andi Wijayanto, and Chief of Presidential Staff Luhut B. Pandjaitan. (Humas Setkab/ES)