President: Take Care of the Homeland's Conducive Situation in the Midst of Global Challenges
By : Nata Kesuma | Monday, February 20 2023 - 06:25 IWST
President Jokowi attended PPP's 50th Birthday Celebration and the Inauguration of the Opening of the 2023 PPP Fraction National Workshop on National DPRD Members at ICE BSD City, Tangerang Regency, Banten, Friday (17/02/2023).
INDUSTRY.co.id - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) invites all parties to jointly maintain a conducive situation in the country amidst global challenges that are still difficult to calculate. Moreover, Indonesia will enter a political year in 2024.
This was conveyed by the President in his remarks at the Peak of the 50th Birthday of the United Development Party (PPP) and the Inauguration of the Opening of the 2023 PPP Fraction National Workshop on National DPRD Members held at the Sriwijaya Hall Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD City, Tangerang Regency, Province Banten, on Friday (17/02/2023).
"I just entrust all of us to maintain political stability, security stability because at this time it is very important and very necessary because we are threatened with risks of global urgency which are difficult to calculate, which are difficult to predict and difficult to calculate, very difficult," he said.
In the midst of this global threat, continued the President, Indonesia should be grateful because in 2022 the national economy will grow positively at 5.31 percent. According to President Jokowi, this figure is better than the economic growth figures of several other developed countries.
Therefore, the President warned that Indonesia's already good economic situation could be maintained and not disrupted by the holding of a democratic party next year.
"I warn all of us that we continue to maintain conducive security and also political stability so that economic growth is not disrupted, so that people's lives are not disrupted because of the political events we want to hold in 2024," he continued.
Also present at the event were the Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security Mahfud Md, Minister for State Secretary Pratikno, Minister for Religion Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, Minister for Defense Prabowo Subianto, Minister for Trade Zulkifli Hasan, Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno, Minister for Investment Bahlil Lahadalia, and BUMN Minister Erick Thohir.