IMF Meeting Participants Praised Indonesia’s success as a Host
BALI NEWS: The participants of the 2018 IMF-WB Annual Meeting have appreciated and praised Indonesia. This praises for achievements as a host of the IMF Meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali. It has reflected from the spirit of sharing, hospitality, and resilience, to a good response in the face of disasters. It was raised in a press conference with the national committee and the IMF – World Bank on Sunday (10/14/2018) in Bali. Present at the press conference was the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan.
And also, the Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI), Perry Warjiyo, Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, and World Bank Chair, Jim Yong Kim. Moreover, Christine Lagarde was delivered this abundant praise. According to him, Indonesia has started this extraordinary achievement from 3 years ago. The IMF choose this country from many candidates to host the 2018 IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting.
A Forgettable Memory to Visit Lombok Island
A memorable one for him was a visit to Lombok. And also he has visited a coral reef planting activity in Nusa Dua. Moreover, a speech from the President of the Republic of Indonesia that impressed the whole world. Not to forget, a smiling welcome from the Indonesian people. The local people are very generous and friendly, cannot be forgotten.
In addition, the World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim has expressed admiration for how Indonesians are able to respond to disasters very well. Meanwhile, the country is still carrying out large-scale international activities with no less good value. He has said “with the current world situation, the main problem is the lack of solidarity. Indonesia has reminded and inspired the importance of solidarity. No one, even the poorest, should be forgotten.” On the same occasion, the World Bank is committing to support the recovery of disaster areas in Lombok and Sulawesi.
Successful Handling of World-class Events
It is one of Indonesia’s successes on an international event during President Joko Widodo lead this country. He just leads since 4 last years. It is reminding that Indonesia has just successes to host the Asian Games in Jakarta. The other sides, local people expect to increase of foreign tourists to visit Indonesia after this event. Moreover, enhancement from the MICE business since the country has succeeded to host the world-class MICE event.