Chaos on the Sugar front
Without saying anything, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita left the office of the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs at Lapangan Banteng, Jakarta, after a meeting with Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution and Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Financial Services Authority (OJK) Wimboh Santoso on Friday two weeks ago. Enggar was silent when journalists asked about the topic discussed at the meeting. ¡°Later,¡± said Enggar, walking on.
In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.