President Yudhoyono chairs retreat meeting at Bogor Palace

President Yudhoyono chairs retreat meeting at Bogor Palace

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. (ANTARA)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono chaired a retreat meeting on economic issues at Bogor Palace, West Java, on Friday.

The meeting, which began at 9 am local time, discussed the outlook for Indonesia`s economy during the next two years, the head of state said.

Among those present at the meeting were Vice President Boediono, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Djoko Suyanto, and Coordinating Minister for People`s Welfare Agung Laksono.

Other ministers attending the meeting were National Development Planning Minister/Chairperson of the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Armida Alisjahbana, Finance Minister Agus Martowardojo, State Enterprise Minister Dahlan Iskan, Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan, Agriculture Minister Suswono, Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan.

Also Tourism and Creative Economic Minister Marie Elka Pangestu, Transportation Minister EE Mangindaan, Energy and Mineral Sources Minister Jero Wacik, Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Cicip Sutardjo, and Cooperatives Minister Syarif Hasan.

Governor of Bank Indonesia Darmin Nasution and Chairman of the National Investment Coordinating Board M Chatib Basri were also present at the retreat.