President Jokowi Opens Brainstorming Meeting with 100 Indonesian Economists

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 26 Agustus 2021
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President Joko Widodo is accompanied by Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung on the Opening of Brainstorming Meeting with 100 Indonesian Economists at the State Palace, Jakarta, on Thursday (26/08/2021). (Photo: Bureau of Press, Media, and Information of Presidential Secretariat/Rusman)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Thursday (26/08) at the State Place, Jakarta, officially opened Brainstorming Meeting with 100 Indonesian Economists through video conference. The meeting was attended by virtual participants and invitees.

“By saying bismillahirahmanirrahim, today I declare Brainstorming Meeting with 100 Indonesian Economists open,” President said.

In his remarks, President mentioned that in this COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Government is in need of supports from all elements, especially the economists, in order to increase the economic growth in Indonesia.

“Thoughts and ideas that are applicable and also based on research and evidence, practical examples, formulas are encouraged to be shared to recover our economic growth,” President said.

The Head of the State also believed that supports and ideas from the economists can help the Government to find solution to overcome difficulties in the pandemic situation.

“I believe that with supports from the economists who are willing to propose their great ideas and be part of the solution, we will get through this challenging time and prepare ourselves well to accelerate after we can survive this crisis,” the Head of State said.

Also attending the brainstorming meeting at the State Palace were Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Investment/Head of Investment Coordinating Board Bahlil Lahadalia, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung. (Bureau of Press, Media, and Information of Presidential Secretariat /UN) (AW/LW)

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