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Themes of Indonesia’s ASEAN chairmanship include: US ambassador

JAKARTA (ANTARA) – The Indonesian government continues to take steps to strengthen the Integrated Assistance Program to speed up efforts to overcome and eradicate backwardness in the country.

“The Coordinating Ministry of Human and Cultural Development (PMK) and related ministries and organizations are prioritizing the Integrated Assistance Program in 12 regions and conducting road shows in 34 regions,” said Sustainable Development Specialist of the Ministry of PMK Agus Subrapto when contacted. In Jakarta, Friday.

Suprapto said the 12 priority states are Aceh, East Nusa Tenggara, West Sulawesi, West Nusa Tenggara, West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, South Sulawesi, Central Java, East Java, Bandon and North Sumatra.

Presidential Regulation No. Regarding Accelerating Problem Solving, he noted that the goal of the program is to ensure the understanding and proper implementation of Article 72.

“In addition, this advisory program aims to encourage all stakeholders to cooperate and work together to implement a plan to reduce stagnation related to the plan to eliminate extreme poverty,” he said.

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“According to the results of the integrated assistance, it was found that there are still many districts and cities that have problems, related to achieving specific and sensitive interventions in preventing and handling the program implementation efforts,” he said.

Subrapto said that these problems are a challenge that the central government and local governments should face together in order to achieve the goal of reducing unemployment by 14 percent by 2024.

According to the 2022 Indonesia Nutrition Status Survey (SSGI), the prevalence of stunting in the country was reported to be 21.6 percent, down 2.8 percent from the previous year. The government has set a target of reducing growth to 14 percent by 2024.

Efforts to overcome congestion are very important to support human resource development initiatives, added Subrapto.

He stressed that the main goal of sustainable development of human resources is to create a better, qualified, virtuous and competitive generation for the good future of the nation.

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Translated by: Tegar Nurpitra Putra Roffian
Editor: Arisanti Sinaga Union
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