Exactly one day before the 73rd anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) attended the Plenary Session of the Republic of Indonesia's House of Representatives (DPR RI) to convey the Government's Statement of the Draft Law on Revenue and Expenditure Budget Negara (RAPBN) 2019 Fiscal Year along with its Financial Note which is located in the Plenary Room I Nusantara Building, Parliament Complex, Senayan, Jakarta, Thursday (08/16).
"In the last four years, the government has established a strong foundation in reforming the direction of national development to be more productive, more equitable, and more equitable," said Jokowi.
Furthermore, in his speech, Jokowi explained that challenges for challenges faced ranged from commodity price fluctuations to global economic turmoil triggered by trade policies and interest rate increases in the United States. This has made the government move quickly to maintain the stability and resilience of the economy by continuing to drive national economic competitiveness, manage a healthy and productive state budget and strengthen coordination of fiscal and monetary policies. (setneg)