|President Joko Widodo when giving a public lecture at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS),Seoul, South Korea (South Korea), Tuesday (11/09).|
"These three things are very important, honesty, courage, then hard work," said the President answering the question of Choi Tae Soo, one of the students majoring in Indonesian, at HUFS.
The President explained that honesty and integrity are very important because with good integrity the people will trust their leaders. While courage is needed especially in decision making because every decision contains risks.
"Then work hard, if we do something without a work that is completely out and I experience it from zero, in the lowest place to the next steps, hard work is one of the things we have to have," he continued.
"We can remain harmonious and united first because it is indeed a gift, a gift from God. The second, I always convey to the people, to the community to always respect, respect, tolerance for each other even though they are different. That is the diversity that exists. in Indonesia. Diverse, different, various ". Said President Joko Widodo, answering the question of one student.
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Not only that, Park Ju Yeon also asked the opinion of President Joko Widodo regarding the unification of North Korea and South Korea. The President also said that he was very pleased with the meeting between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un. In addition, the Head of State also felt happy when the South Korean Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of North Korea also came together at the Asian Games.
The third question came from an alumni who graduated from the Indonesian language department 20 years ago, Park Jong Hyun. He asked the President about President Moon Jae-in's new policy, New Southern Policy.
"So yesterday I talked a lot with President Moon Jae-in about New Southern Policy. How South Korea will look forward to Asian countries. I offer a lot of things, especially of course Indonesia, because Indonesia and South Korea have always been strategic partners. , "said the President.
In more detail, President Joko Widodo said that 40 percent of ASEAN's population and 45 percent of ASEAN's GDP were in Indonesia.
"What did I offer at that time? Yesterday to President Moon that Indonesia was very open to South Korea. The first was in the creative industry. The success of South Korea in raising K-Pop to all corners of the world could be collaborated with Indonesia," he answered.
In addition, President Joko Widodo said that Indonesia was the most strategic place to enter markets in ASEAN, markets in New Zealand and Australia. Besides being ready for human resources in Indonesia, the natural resources in Indonesia are also called the President.
"So we can work together to export products that are produced jointly between Korea and Indonesia," he continued.
|President Joko Widodo received a memento from Hankuk University of Foreugn Studies (HUFS),in the form of an alma mater jacket that was directly worn at that time|
"I think that if this cooperation becomes more trustworthy, there is mutual need, mutual benefit between Korea and Indonesia, Korea and Asia, I think our economy will grow together well and mutually beneficial," he said.
After the question and answer session ended, President Joko Widodo received a memento from Hankuk of Foreugn Studies (HUFS) in the form of an alma mater jacket that was directly worn at that time. (Her / 11-9-2018)