Recognition to mulyani shows Indonesia's economy managed effectively

Recognition to mulyani shows Indonesia's economy managed effectively

Indonesian Finance Affairs Minister Sri Mulyani. She was the Managing Director of the World Bank. (REUTERS/Christopher Pike)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo said here on Monday that an international recognition designating Sri Mulyani as the world's best finance minister proved Indonesia's economy was on the right track and was being managed effectively.

"I think all Indonesians are proud of this achievement, and this shows that our macro economy and fiscal policies are on the right track; also, they are being managed prudently and effectively," he stated.

Speaking after opening the working meeting of Indonesian ambassadors and top diplomats at the foreign ministry's Pancasila building here, he said the achievement was the world's recognition to Mulyani's capabilities.

Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum handed over the Best Minister in the World Award to Mulyani at the World Government Summit that the country hosted.

"The selection process was conducted by a reputable institution, Ernst & Young," the head of state remarked, adding that this achievement was the world's recognition for only one minister. "I think everyone is proud of her," he said.

The `Best Minister in the World Award` has been given to one minister since 2016. 

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