President Joko Widodo reminded the importance of maintaining political stability in the country to guarantee the investment security. This was conveyed by President Joko Widodo when giving directions to Indonesian National Army Staff and Command School Students and Participants in the 2018 National Police Staff and Leadership School, Thursday at the State Palace, Jakarta. On the occasion, the President said that Indonesia as a large country is rich with ethnic, culture and language diversity. According to him, this strength must be utilized as a force in promoting national development and should not be regarded as a threat because of mismanagement.
“Therefore, I have said, that what is called political stability, what is called security stability is very important. It is very important that we do development in the country we love. It is impossible that investment will come to an area, to a country which is politically unstable and unsafe,” Joko Widodo said.
Furthermore, President Joko Widodo said that Indonesian security forces also have a responsibility to safeguard the investments spread throughout Indonesia until the remote areas. According to him, efforts to maintain the security of these investments will have an impact on increasing national economic growth. In addition, the President also reminded the Indonesian people to be developed according to the times. This is due to the rapid technological development that must be caught up if the Indonesian people do not want to be left behind by other nations in the world. (VOI/NDY/AHM)