President officially inaugurates conference of Indonesian rector`s forum

02 Februar, 2017 | Source: Antara News

President Joko Widodo officially opened the 2017 national conference of the Indonesian Rectors Forum at the Jakarta Convention Center on Thursday.

"The 2017 national conference of the Indonesian Rectors Forum was expected to create educational concepts and systems that can improve the nations outlook. As a result, our nation can compete with other countries," President Joko Widodo stated in his remarks at the 2017 national conference of the Indonesian Rectors Forum here on Thursday.

The head of state called on all universities in Indonesia to prepare human resources having integrity as part of the efforts to compete with other countries.

"All vocational schools in Indonesia should provide education and training that can be applied directly. The training should be based on the advances in current technology," he stated.

With the advancements in information technology, the president urged vocational schools to strengthen education and training in the field of information technology in an attempt to create experts who can manage online-based business systems and logistics.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Indonesian Rectors Forum Prof Rochmat Wahab stated that the conference will discuss several values outlined in the nine key programs (Nawacita) related to maritime, mental revolution, and economic systems, among others.

He invited all rectors and educational figures to help build the mindset of Indonesians starting from the suburbs to the cities.

 

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will shed light on the topic of sustainable city in connection with the development of Indonesia′s new capital city in his key speech at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2020.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation in 2019 stood at 2.72 percent (yoy), which is within the Bank Indonesia′s target corridor for the last five consecutive years, the figure of which in 2019 is 3.5 percent ±1 percent.
The National Development Planning Ministry/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) highlighted numerous strategies to accomplish the average national economic growth of six percent in the National Medium-Term Development Plan 2020-2024.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) decided to maintain its forecast for Indonesia′s economic growth at 5.1 percent in 2019 and 5.2 percent next year despite an expected slowdown in the Asian economy.
Indonesia has been successful in influencing several nations to use palm oil-based biodiesel fuel, Deputy for Food and Agriculture Coordination of the Coordinating Ministry for Economy Musdalifah Machmud stated.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has invited business persons from the United States to capitalize on opportunities in Southeast Asian nations, especially Indonesia.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu