Jakarta – Ahead of the G20 Summit, Indonesia is getting ready to receive guests from the G20 delegation. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said that the infrastructure to support the Indonesian Presidency at the G20 Summit was ready.
“Overall, the preparation of infrastructure for the G20 Summit in Bali is ready. I want to say that we are ready to receive G20 guests,” said President Jokowi.
Meanwhile, the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia (Menko Marves), Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan at a press conference entitled ‘Ready to Welcome the G20’ at the Media Center, Bali International Convention Center, Nusa Dua, invites all people to continue to maintain Indonesia’s good image in the eyes of the world. This is because of Indonesia’s position to host and also become the G20 Presidency.
“I invite all of us to continue to protect Indonesia’s face in the eyes of the world as the host and chairman of the G20 this year,” he said on Saturday (12/11).
Furthermore, Coordinating Minister Luhut explained that the main objective of the Indonesian G20 Presidency which was held in Bali was to encourage the world to recover together. This includes continuing to spread the aura of friendship and peace in the world.
“From Bali, we want to invite the world to recover together, to rise stronger, by working together and bringing peace to the world community. Bali gives an aura of friendship, Bali gives an aura of peace,” Luhut added.
He said that the national economy has been greatly helped, not to mention that world confidence has also directly increased.
Even today, the world considers Indonesia to play a very strategic role in the global arena so that it also brings investors’ confidence.
“This activity (G20 Summit) has had an impact not only on the national and Bali economies, but also international confidence that Indonesia has a strategic role in the global arena and is a very, very strategic place for investment,” explained Coordinating Minister Luhut.
Previously, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Airlangga Hartarto also revealed that Indonesia was ready to become the world’s attention when the G20 Summit was held in Nusa Dua, Bali on 15-16 November 2022.
He conveyed that Indonesia’s position as the G20 Presidency in 2022 provides many positive benefits for the national economy.
“In terms of recognition, Indonesia will become the world’s attention,” said Airlangga.
Moreover, he continued, Indonesia’s economy grew impressively by 5.72 percent (year-on-year/yoy) in the third quarter of 2022 when Indonesia’s G20 took place.
“In addition, the government has succeeded in reducing the inflation rate to 5.7 percent in October 2022, so that Indonesia’s performance is in good condition to lead the G20 Summit,” said Airlangga.