President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) claimed Monday that Indonesia had attained 10 targets in 2010.
“We had 10 achievements in 2010,” SBY told participants of national working meeting on the Indonesian Development Program 2011 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta.
First, Indonesia’s economy grew strongly in 2010.
“This was reflected in the rise of Jakarta Composite Index. We also improved our competitiveness in the world and our investment grew significantly,” he said.
Second, SBY said there were several indicators of improved public prosperity.
“Third, we also maintained political stability. Checks and balances between the government and legislators were smooth,” SBY said.
Fourth, law enforcement was upheld and corruption was curbed.
“Fifth, domestic security was well maintained. Sixth and seventh, we solved bureaucratic bottlenecks and reduced poverty and unemployment,” he said.
Eighth, the country’s foreign exchange reserve booked a new record of US$96 million, SBY added.
Ninth, there was accelerated progress in micro business as well as micro credit distribution.
Last but not least, the President said Indonesia played an important role in the world.
“Indonesia was also involved in maintaining world peace and in solving the global economic crisis,” he said.
News Source : The Jakarta Post
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