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WKF: Moeldoko Shares Indonesia's Strategy in Facing Global Uncertainty

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VOINews, Jakarta - Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko, as keynote speaker at the World Knowledge Forum (WKF) in Seoul, South Korea, shared Indonesia's preparation strategy in facing global uncertainty.

At the forum attended by experts, entrepreneurs, and government representatives from various countries around the world, Moeldoko stated that Indonesia had built resilience and also driven growth in addition to being able to capitalize on the momentum of the pandemic crisis to make improvements.

"Indonesia is ready to face global uncertainty even if there is a change of leadership. (It is) because the foundation of the system has been built," Moeldoko emphasized, as a keynote speaker at the forum, according to a press release received in Jakarta, Friday.

In terms of resilience during the pandemic, Moeldoko explained that Indonesia had implemented three main strategies: mobilizing the health sector, social assistance program for lower class communities, and incentives for the business sector in order to keep moving.

Meanwhile, he explained that in terms of building and using opportunities after the pandemic, Indonesia had implemented five strategies, with the first being conducting human resource development by making the most of the demographic bonus.

The second strategy targets infrastructure development that strengthens connectivity to achieve cost efficiency.

The third strategy involves conducting regulatory reform by creating an Omnibus Law, or Job Creation Law, to encourage investment that is efficient, easy, and certain as well as builds a good ecosystem for growth.

Moeldoko highlighted the fourth strategy that entails bureaucratic reform that supports effective government administration.

The fifth strategy pertains to economic transformation from an economy dependent on natural resources to a modern economy with high added value.

Moeldoko believes that with those strategies, Indonesia can move from its current position as an upper-middle income nation to becoming the fourth-largest economic power in 2045, namely towards realizing a Golden Indonesia.

At the forum, the former Indonesia National Army commander also noted that Indonesia is taking the opportunity to play a role in addressing global problems through maintaining regional peace and building a regional resilience system through the ASEAN leadership.

Moreover, Indonesia is encouraging the development of global health infrastructure and equal economic cooperation through leadership at the G20 Summit.

"This is a strategy that is said to hijack the crisis," Moeldoko remarked.

The World Knowledge Forum (WKF) has been running since 2000. The forum gathers experts, entrepreneurs, and government representatives from various countries in the world to share thoughts and learning about solutions to global problems and predicting the future. (Antaranews)

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