27 Oct '15, 5am

First year as Indonesian President has been very challenging: @jokowi @ChannelNewsAsia

First year as Indonesian President has been very challenging: @jokowi @ChannelNewsAsia

BOGOR (West Java) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said his first year in office has been “very challenging”, especially in managing the country’s economy and the haze. He gave this assessment in a wide-ranging interview with Channel NewsAsia on Saturday (Oct 17) at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, just outside Jakarta. President Widodo said that early prevention could have resulted in a different outcome to the forest fires and haze crisis, and said he will push regional governments to do more. “We will call all of them to overcome this,” he said. “There should have been preventive measures earlier on. If the prevention had been done, and all had been responsible from top to the bottom, I think the outcome would have been different.” He reiterated that solving the annual regional haze problem from forest burning would take time, as the necessary infrastructure to preve...

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