The government’s move to designate Bali as the venue for the G20 Indonesia summit is very appropriate. Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati revealed, the magical atmosphere of Bali brings coolness to its visitors.
Because of that, she considered, the atmosphere in Bali actually became one of the catalysts for various important agreements that could be created during the holding of the G20 Summit. The declaration agreement made by the leaders of the G20 member countries was no exception that was made yesterday.
“The magical environment and atmosphere of Bali have made a very, very magical impact on the G20. This has never occurred to me before,” said Sri.
Furthermore, she also finally revealed the specific reasons the government chose Bali as the venue for the G20 Indonesian Presidency Summit. One of them is because Bali is the area most affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic.
“Because Bali is the area most affected by the pandemic. So the series of G20 meetings were also held here,” Sri said at the groundbreaking event for the Mother and Child Service Building Program Strengthening of National Referral Hospitals and Vertical Technical Unit Prof. Hospital. Dr. I.G.N.G Ngoerah in Bali, Thursday (17/11/2022).
Previously, President Joko Widodo even admitted that many people doubted that the Indonesian presidency would produce an agreement. Moreover, taking place amid geopolitical tensions in many countries.
However, the discussions in the last two days were still optimized to produce an agreement contained in 52 paragraphs. The most difficult thing to discuss is the Ukrainian war.
“Indonesia’s leadership succeeded in producing a declaration by the G20 leaders, the G20 Bali Leader Declaration, which was initially doubted by many parties. The declaration consisted of 52 paragraphs,” he said.
“The paragraph that is highly debated is the attitude towards the Ukrainian war,” said Jokowi.
Russia also attended the meeting, represented by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
“There was a Russian representative who was present at the summit at that time. Even though it was tough, it was approved,” he concluded.