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Jakarta Post

Jokowi vows to prioritize structural reforms in 'second term'

  • Marchio Irfan Gorbiano

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta      /   Mon, May 13, 2019   /  07:52 am
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President Joko Widodo (center) answers journalists' questions on [April 10, 2019] after opening the Jakarta development planning forum, accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla (second right) and several Cabinet ministers. (file photo)(Antara/Wahyu Putro A)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reaffirmed his commitment to structural reforms during his "second term" to attract more investment to the country and to boost exports, saying that Indonesia needed to work hard to realize its immense potential as an economic powerhouse. The unofficial quick count results point to victory for the incumbent and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin. The General Elections Commission (KPU) is to announce the official results on May 22, but challenger Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno has vowed to contest the official results if the KPU did not act upon its alleged findings of foul play at the polls. Speaking before regional leaders during the National Development Planning Conference (Musrenbangnas) on Thursday at the Hotel Shangri-La in Jakarta, Jokowi said structur...