DPR Praises Jokowi-JK Government to Prioritize Real Sector

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, August 17 2017 - 16:27 IWST

5166
5166

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Vice Chairman of the House of Representatives (DPR) Coordinating Minister for Economy and Finance, Taufik Kurniawan, praised the macro assumption submitted by President Joko Widodo in his financial note, prioritizing the real sector as it approaches the economic reality of the community.

"When the priority leads to the real sector, automatically macro assumptions more to the position closer to the economic reality of the community," said Taufik after attending the House of Representatives Plenary, at the Nusantara Building, Jakarta, Wednesday (16/08/2017)

He said that because the government really wants the optimization of tax revenues is a priority so that macro assumptions lead to the real sector.

Taufik explained that the actions of the sides of the real sector are shown by the government by increasing the role of micro, small and medium enterprises, village funds and family planning program.

"It becomes a space for the government in relation to the state budget as a political document, government commitment to society," he said.

The PAN politician explained that there is something interesting from the financial note submitted by President Joko Widodo that the budget will be focused on the welfare aspect of the people.

According to him, the state budget is not only an economic document but a political document that is a commitment to be achieved by the government regarding the present condition.

"In it there is a commitment related to the situation of massive and dynamic economic limitations, and the government prioritizes on the aspect of economic justice in order to be felt by society," he said.

Taufik assesses the overall financial note submitted by President Jokowi is very optimistic although the global economic conditions have not been stable.

However, according to him, with some macro assumptions presented by the government, it can be realized in the hope of the community.

Previously, President Jokowi in the Plenary Session of the House of Representatives submitted a financial note that by 2017, the Government is determined to make Equal Economic Justice the main focus of development.

The policy, according to him, covers primarily; First, the redistribution of assets, through the granting of abandoned land management rights to the community so that it can be managed and utilized more productively, and legalization of land through the acceleration of certification of land owned by the people.

Second, strengthening people's access to capital, through the credit of people's businesses that reach more and more people, the greater the number, and the easier way to get it.

Third, improving the skills of the community, through vocational education programs, as well as vocational education and training on a massive basis. (Ant)

News Comment

Today's Industry

COVID-19 Emergency Hospital in Kemayoran Athletes Village (Photo by: PR of Ministry of Health)

Kamis, 13 Mei 2021 - 06:10 WIB

Gov’t Completes Incentive Payment for Volunteers at Kemayoran Athletes Village

Ministry of Health, on 6-10 May 2021, has completed incentive payment of December 2020 for 1,613 volunteers working at COVID-19 Emergency Hospital in Kemayoran Athletes Village amounting to…

Vice President Ma’ruf Amin chairs a virtual meeting of the Regional Autonomy Advisory Council (DPOD), Tuesday (11/05). Photo by: BPMI of Vice Presidential Secretariat

Kamis, 13 Mei 2021 - 05:00 WIB

Special Allocation Fund during Pandemic Must be Managed in Accountable Manner: VP

The use of Special Allocation Fund (DAK) during the COVID-19 pandemic must take into account the accountability principle, Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has said.

Minister of Religious Affairs Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, Chairperson of the Indonesia Ulema Council (MUI) KH Abdullah Jaidi, and Deputy Head of Commission VIII Ace H Syadzili

Kamis, 13 Mei 2021 - 03:50 WIB

Eid al-Fitr Falls on Thursday, Gov’t Announces

The Government has announced that the first day of Shawwal 1442 Hijri, which marks the Eid al-Fitr 1442 Hijri celebration, falls on Thursday, 13 May 2021.

Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah. (Photo by: BPMI Documentation)

Kamis, 13 Mei 2021 - 02:45 WIB

Manpower Minister: Companies Must Protect Loading-Unloading Workers through Social Security Programs

Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah told companies to protect their loading-unloading workers (TKBM) through social security program for workers.

Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi inspected transportation service during the mudik ban period (11/05/2021). (Photo by: PR of Ministry of Transportation)

Kamis, 13 Mei 2021 - 01:39 WIB

Logistics Transport Movement During Mudik Ban Jumps by 70%

Movement of logistics transport via sea toll road has dramatically increased by about 70 percent during the period of mudik (Eid homecoming period) ban, according to Minister of Transportation…