President Jokowi Opened the 24th World Economic Forum on East Asia
Date 21 April 2015
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) opened the 24th World Economic Forum on East Asia (WEF-EA) at the Shangri-la, Jakarta, Monday (20/4). Approximately 700 investors from around the world attended the meeting.
In addition, the leaders of the world’s major companies, also attended the event the leaders of the countries of East Asia, such as China, Japan, South Korea, including Australia and New Zealand and ASEAN member countries.
WEA-EA held in Jakarta will discuss the regional economy, particularly in East Asia, and will last until April 21.
On the occasion, President Jokowi had the opportunity listen to the presentation developments in economic conditions, From a number of participating countries of WEF as Russian Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnamese Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen.
The World Economic Forum is an international organization committed to improving the quality of life of nations through cooperation between the government and the private sector in the spirit of global citizenship.
This forum brings together business people, politicians, academics and other community leaders to shape the global agenda in the scope of regional and industry, and is an independent, non-partisan and not tied to the interests of a particular group.
When present in the WEA-EA, President Jokowi accompanied by Coordinating Minister for the Economy Djalil, Trade Minister Rahmat Gobel, and Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok. (Humas Setkab/ES)