KEPRINEWS.co.id, Jakarta – Indonesia is a pluralist country, a common home for every person in it. Therefore, there is no dichotomy between the terms majority and minority in this country.
The statement was made in the forum "Solidarity for Better Indonesia" at the Jakarta Convention Center on Friday, November 9, 2018.
"As long as we still talk about the majority and the minority, it means that our nationality is still unanimous," said Moeldoko, speaking from the political side.
Other presenters were Date & # 39; s Sri Prof. Dr. Tahir from an economic perspective, like industry minister Airlangga Hartarto from the socio-cultural side.
In front of more than 1200 CEOs and businessmen, Moeldoko presented the theme "Political stability for a better Indonesia".
TNI Commander 2013-2015 explained, over the last 15 years, that our economy could grow due to political stability.
In addition, ASEAN is considered to be the most stable region in the world, primarily because it is supported by the stable political conditions in Indonesia. "
Moeldoko stressed that political stability occurred because leadership in Indonesia was stable. "If we can keep this, then 2030, we will be in the top 10 economies in the world. Therefore, President Jokowi urges us to always be optimistic," he said.
University of Indonesia doctor of administrative science emphasizes the importance of a balance between stability and democracy. If stability is excessive, the level of democracy will decrease.
Conversely, if the climate of democracy is excessive, political stability is lacking, the country becomes chaotic.
"This shows how different democracies and anarchism are very thin," said Moeldoko.
He explained, at present, the Indonesian democracy index at 72.11 (2017) is quite good, experiencing an increase compared to last year's 70.09 index.
The democratic index is influenced by the aspect of freedom of speech at 78.75, the democratic institution 72.49 and the political parties' regeneration activities of 68.91.
As for the religious harmony index, the survey shows that the number of religious harmonies in Indonesia for three consecutive years is in the "high" category. In 2017, our Religious Harmony Index is 72.2.
Political stability has a positive influence on Indonesia's economic situation. Moeldoko said, before his administration, Jokowi promised to open 10 million jobs.
"Currently, 4 years of Jokowi-JK government are 8.7 million jobs. A little more is achieved," said Moeldoko.
In addition, under President Jokowi's administration, the poverty rate can be reduced to 9.8 percent or below a figure.
"President Jokowi is working hard so our country will run well in the future," he said.
In another perspective, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto emphasized the importance of sustainable leadership in maintaining economic stability and growth.
"This is where leadership plays an important role," said Airlangga, enthusiastically explaining the challenges facing Indonesia in the 4.0-year Industrial Revolution.
The Labor Minister, who is also the chairman of the Golkar Party, emphasized, after the election in 2019, Indonesia was ready to "go on the gas". "All differences are resolved in the voting box. We are heading towards advanced Indonesia in the midst of the industrial revolution," said Airlangga.
Tahir stressed that if conditions like this can continue to be maintained, Indonesia will be a very strong country for five years.
"We must be grateful, we can be born and live in this hopeful Indonesia," said the man who finished his dissertation at Gajah Mada University.
Mayapada Group Chief, also known as a philanthropist, stressed that the "Solidarity for Better Indonesia" event will be held in several major cities in Indonesia, such as Surabaya and Medan.
"The goal is that I will invite entrepreneurs, that this country's comfort, everything in our hands is crucial," said Tahir.
This successful entrepreneur who started his life from a poor family in Surabaya stressed, we must get an optimistic spirit.
"This country is strong and so nice. We are moving forward in the country, for a better Indonesia," he said.
In addition to Tahir, Moeldoko and Airlangga Hartarto, "Solidarity for Indonesia is Better" forums also attended business people who were also the Perindo Party chairman Hary Tanoesoedibjo, Murdaya Poo and vice-chairman of the Representative Commission VI Ganinduto Dito.