Jokowi Welcomes World Bank, IMF Leaders at Jakarta Palace
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indonesian President Joko Widodo or Jokowi received the arrival of delegations from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Jakarta Merdeka Palace today, September 4, 2023.
World Bank President Ajay Banga and his delegation arrived at the State Palace at 14:15 Western Indonesian Time (WIB). Their arrival was greeted by Jokowi and a number of cabinet ministers.
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani, State Secretary Minister Pratikno, and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pahala Mansury were seen accompanying Jokowi in a brief meeting that lasted 30 minutes.
At the second meeting, Jokowi received IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva. Donning a pink dress, Georgieva was seen at the Palace at 14:45 WIB.
Jokowi also met with Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab who came in at 15:15 WIB.
Jokowi's meeting with the World Bank, IMF, and WEF was held behind closed doors. The media were only allowed to take photos and videos briefly before being asked to leave the room.
AMELIA RAHIMA SARI
Click here to get the latest news updates from Tempo in Google News