Wednesday, 19 June 2019 | 08:36 WIB

National Police Chief Guarantees Safety of Foreign Investments in Indonesia

National Police Chief Tito Karnavian.

JAKARTA, NNC - In order to create an advanced Indonesian economy and make Indonesia the largest economy in Southeast Asia region, the National Police (Polri) will support a conducive investment climate for foreign investors. This was said by National Police Chief Tito Karnavian.

According to Tito, several Polri strategies to support conducive investment include optimizing the roles of Saber Pungli (illegal collection eradication) task force and food task force, improving IT-based public services, participating in resolving foreign investment disputes, securing vital objects in industry and investment optimally and ensuring the election runs safely, smoothly, and conducively.

"Indonesia's stable economic growth over the past 10 years has been supported by a large workforce. Having a vast area is one of the opportunities that the Indonesian government will use to encourage the entry of foreign investment," he said at the International Business Forum at STI Auditorium, Capital Tower Jakarta, Wednesday (8/1/2018).

Tito ensures that Polri can assume tasks and functions in maintaining a secure and conducive Public Security and Order situation to support security stability.

"PricewaterhouseCoopers' research predicts Indonesia as the country with the fifth largest GDP in the world by 2030 and fourth by 2050. Then, Indonesia is the 9th safest country in the world based on Gallup 2018 research, Global Law and Order Report," explained Tito.

Also attending the event were H.E. Ngurah Swajaya as Indonesia's Ambassador to Singapore, Mr. Victor Mills as Executive Director of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Ann Yom Steel as Executive Director of American Chamber Of Commerce, Dr. Michael Goutama as Chairman of Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) of Singapore Committee, Mr. Teo Siong Seng as Chairman of Singapore Business Federation, and Mr. Douglas Foo as Chairman of Singapore Manufacturing Federation.