The Finance and Central Bank Deputies commences its first meeting from 9 to 10 December 2021. This initial meeting is important in ensuring the continuity of G20 leadership in the global economy recovery and the success of Indonesian presidency over the next year.
Presented in a hybrid platform, the meeting was attended by 450 delegates of Finance and Central Bank Deputies from Group of Twenty member states and leaders of international organizations namely International Monetary Fund, World Bank, International Labour Organization, World Health Organization, Islamic Development Bank and Asian Development Bank. G20 member states agree to focus on assessing the scarring effect of the pandemic in the economic sector and to avoid premature policy normalization.
Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Governor of Central Bank Perry Warjiyo were presenting their remarks in the opening of the meeting held on 9 December. As stated by Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia’s G20 presidency represents a great opportunity for Indonesia to show its resolve to lead global forums and address various international challenges and issues. Indonesia is determined to overcome global challenges yet to emerge, seek the best solutions and ensure all countries recover together, while promoting policy reform to support stronger, sustainable, balanced and inclusive post-pandemic economic growth.
In this prestigious event and as part in showcasing Indonesia’s cultures, the delegates not only attending sessions and seminars but also being introduced to 5 super-priority tourism destinations of Lake Toba, Borobudur temple, Mandalika, Labuan Bajo and Likupang in a form of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises exhibitions and experiencing Indonesia’s hospitality in a cocktail reception and gala dinner.