Before leaving for Don Mueang Military Base to depart for Jakarta, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) took time to receive an honorary visit from the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Takehiko Nakao, at Athenee Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday (23/6) yesterday.
In the closed meeting, the President was accompanied by Coordinating Minister for Economy Darmin Nasution, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung.
Minister of Foreign Affairs (Minister of Foreign Affairs) Retno Marsudi in his statement to reporters explained, the ADB President conveyed his appreciation to President Jokowi who had brought the current Indonesian economy in a fairly good condition.
"Nakao praised Indonesia's solid fiscal and macroeconomic management, as seen from economic growth of 5.2 percent, inflation of 3.2 percent, and prudence in fiscal management and foreign exchange reserves," said the Foreign Minister.
According to the Foreign Minister, the ADB President assessed that Indonesia is one example of a well-developed economy in the region. (setkab)