Indonesia Presidential Debate 2

The Economy and Social Welfare
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Tonight's debate will feature only presidential candidates Prabowo and Jokowi, with a focus on the economy and welfare policies.

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Tonight's moderator is Ahmad Erani Yustika, an economist from the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF).

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Both candidates will be sharing their vision and mission in this first part of the debate

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Joko: I have met with millions of people across this country who have shared their aspirations on economic developments.

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Joko: Economic development should start from education, a mental revolution and health.

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Joko: To me, economic development is done for the welfare of the people. That is what we call an independent economy.

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Prabowo: We need to achieve equal welfare for the people, but how do we achieve this? Where do we get the resources?

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Prabowo: Last year, our team has revealed that the amount of state resources lost in a year stands at Rp 1,000 trillion.

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Prabowo: We will be allocating Rp 1 billion each year to every village in Indonesia.

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Prabowo: We will improve the average income of Indonesians from Rp 3 million to Rp 6 million.

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Joko: will push for an equal economic development, the establishment of small-medium businesses and agricultural and maritime developments.

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Prabowo: we will build 3,000 kilometers of roads, minimize corruption from state and regional budgets.

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Moderator: How will the strategies you have offered be implemented in line with the people's economy?

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Prabowo: We support foreign investment, but it should not kill the people's economy.

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Prabowo: We have to strengthen medium enterprises and allocate budget to empower the people's economy.

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Prabowo: Our strategies have been implemented under SBY's leadership through several programs, and we will continue them.

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Moderator to Joko: Why should Indonesia be independent economically? What is your stance on the government’s debts?

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Joko: We need to provide space for traditional markets and street vendors. I've done that in my tenure as Solo mayor and Jakarta governor

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Joko: In regards of our debt, we need to minimize state budget corruption through e-budgeting and e-purchasing systems.

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Joko: This will create a more efficient and effective state budget. The remaining funds can then be used to cover up this debt.

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Moderator: gov’t has allocated a large budget to reduce poverty. What do you think is wrong with the system in terms of poverty reduction?

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Joko: It’s not just about allocating enough budget but we need to prioritize the establishment of a good system.

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Joko: That is why education and healthcare has always been our focus (in Jakarta and Solo)

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Joko: Need to invest in other regions so that people will not migrate into big cities.

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