Udayana University attended the BI Annual Meeting

Udayana University was invited to the 2020 Bank Indonesia Annual Meeting which this year took the theme "Synergize to Build Optimism for Economic Recovery" which took place online through the Zoom Meeting application, Thursday (3/12/2020).

This meeting presented the Keynote Speaker of the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Ir. H. Joko Widodo and the Governor of Bank Indonesia, Perry Warjiyo.

Udayana University in this meeting was attended by the Vice Rector for Planning, Cooperation and Information Prof. IB Wyasa Putra represents the Rector.

Governor of Bank Indonesia, Perry Warjiyo, in his remarks conveyed that Bank Indonesia (BI) is optimistic that national economic recovery in 2021 can be realized by strengthening synergies through 1 prerequisite and 5 strategies. One prerequisite is vaccination and the discipline of the COVID-19 protocol, and 5 policy response strategies as follows: 1) opening up productive and safe sectors, 2) accelerating fiscal stimulus (budget realization), 3) increasing credit from the demand and supply side, 4) monetary stimulus and macroprudential policies, and 5) digitalization of the economy and finance, particularly MSMEs.

Meanwhile, the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, said that in a crisis situation like this, we must move quickly and precisely and remove sectoral egos, institutional egocentrism, and do not build high walls that shelter behind our respective authorities. We must share the burden, be responsible for the affairs of this nation and state so that our country is able to transform into a new economic power at the regional and global levels.

On the occasion of organizing PTBI, Bank Indonesia also gave awards (BI Award) in 2020 totaling 44 awards in 4 areas and 13 categories in the fields of monetary stability and financial system management, payment systems and rupiah money management, development of MSMEs and sharia financial economy, as well as supporting Bank Indonesia policies and individual contributions.