Regarding the Creative Economy Agency, President Jokowi Hinted that Next Week will be Formed
Date 14 Januari 2015
President Jokowi answering reporters regarding the establishment, of Creative Economy Agency, in Bandung, Monday (12/1) night.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) provide answers to questions from journalists on the establishment plan, of Creative Economy Agency, on the sidelines of a visit to the Creative Village, Bandung, on Monday (12/1) night, the president hinted that the agency will be formed next week.
“Maximum next week already formed. In what forms, further you can ask Andi Wijayanto (Cabinet Secretary, ed)”, Jokowi said.
According to the President, the government is serious about the creative industry products, because we have more capabilities. For that purpose the existence of the Creative Economy Agency, to market the products of the creative industries that already exist.
“Do not let our good products, while the marketing is taken by other countries, and the value added in those countries, not in our country,” Jokowi message.
President assesses, in Bandung many products that could be promoted to the market for a remarkable creative product. He pointed to one example, the game that already exemplified to him by the three companies, young entrepreneurs. “The product is actually very good, maybe if I was asked to play it all day, I could forget to work,” he said.
As reported earlier, the Cabinet Work 2014-2019, President Jokowi separate the affairs of the Creative Economy from the Ministry of Tourism, thus the name of the ministry, became the Ministry of Tourism only. Initially, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.
As for the affairs of the Creative Economy, President Jokowi promised to establish its own agency in order to freely promote the creative industries in the country. (Humas Setkab/ES)