President Jokowi Asks All Ministries to Decrease Poverty Numbers

By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Monday, July 24 2017 - 17:04 IWST

President Jokowi and all ministries
President Jokowi and all ministries

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Related to the results of the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS), which states that in March 2017, the number of poor people reached 27.77 million people (10.64 percent), increased by 6.90 thousand people compared with the conditions in September 2016 which amounted to 27.76 million people, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) requested that all ministries / institutions to give attention in reducing poverty.

"This is actually the stages to get to it is good, but at the time of the survey by BPS, BPS is also my hope that will do something related to the survey, all the ministries have to understand," the president said Jokowi when giving an introduction to the Plenary Cabinet Meeting , At the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Monday (7/24/2017).

To that end, the President asked the Coordinating Minister (Menko) to coordinate things like this. "This is actually a matter of coordination, so do not let the time of division Rastra (Beras Sejahtera) it was late, when the survey was done.

"The problem is, in fact, not a fundamental problem," said President Jokowi.

The President believes, if yesterday synchronized (the implementation of a survey with the division of Rastra, he assuredly down the name of poverty it.

"Only the problem of Rastra's delay reaches the target household. This please carefully manage sensitive things like this, "said President Jokowi.

The Plenary Session of the Cabinet was attended by Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Puan Maharani. , Chief of Staff of President of Teten Masduki, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Menkominfo Rudiantara.

In addition the Minister of Planning / Head of Bappenas Bambang Brodjonegoro, SOE Minister Rini Soemarno, Justice Minister Yasonna Laoly, Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Susi Pudjiastuti, Menperin Airlangga Hartanto, Agriculture Minister Amran Sulaiman, Minister PANRB Asman Abnur, Minister PUPR Basuki Hadimuljono, MOC Budi K. Sumadi, Attorney General Prasteyo TNI Commander General Gatot Nurmantyo, and National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian

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