The 2023 ASEAN Summit Proves Indonesia is Eligible as an Investment Destination
MANGGARAI BARAT – Indonesia’s chairmanship at the 2023 ASEAN Summit is a momentum to demonstrate Indonesia’s economic resilience. So that Indonesia deserves to be a destination for foreign investment.
This was stated by the Coordinating Minister for the Economy Airlangga Hartarto. According to him, the holding of the 2023 ASEAN Summit is capable of boosting the national economy in various cities, especially areas that are the venue for a number of side events of the 2023 ASEAN Summit.
“The holding of the 2023 ASEAN Summit will also boost the national economy in various cities where side events will be held,” said Airlangga.
On another occasion, the Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Erick Thohir explained that as the host for the 2023 ASEAN Chair, Indonesia carries the big theme ASEAN Matters: Epicentrum of Growth which means the importance of ASEAN’s position as the engine of economic growth, prosperity and peace for Indonesia. , Asia, and globally.
Previously, Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) accompanied by Mrs. Iriana Jokowi had directly inspected the readiness of the facilities to be used for the 42nd ASEAN Summit, in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).
“The holding of the ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo also aims to promote this super priority tourism destination (DPSP) area. In addition, it is hoped that the holding of the ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo will encourage an increase in tourist visits to Labuan Bajo in 2023,” said President Jokowi.
The increase in the number of tourist visits to Labuan Bajo is also supported by the readiness of airports, ports, road access, as well as accommodation and tourism activities.
Previously, according to the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy (Menparekraf) Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, the momentum of the ASEAN Summit was expected to trigger 1.1 million visits by foreign tourists (tourists). Moreover, the government continues to boost infrastructure development in Labuan Bajo, as one of the Super Priority Destinations (DSP).