AMPONTOONS.COM reporter Eko Sutriyanto
AMPONTOONS.COM, JAKARTA – Former governor of East Java, Soekarwo said, East Java’s post-pandemic economy has grown quite well.
The economy in 2022 will grow by 5.34%, slightly above the national economic growth of 5.31%.
“However, some regencies in Mataram area are still growing below, so joint efforts are needed to establish synergies between regions,” Soekarwo said on the sidelines of 5 community halal bi halal associations in Mataram area, Vale i.e. Pacitan, Ngawi, Magetan, Madiun, Ponorogo (Pawitandirogo) at Sasono Utomo TMII East Jakarta, Sunday (14/5/2023).
No less than 2,500 people from 5 East Java community groups, namely Pawargo (Ponorogo), Paguma (Madiun), IKMA (Magetan, PWN (Ngawi) and PWP (Pacitan) attended the event.
For this reason, Pakde Karwo said, joint efforts are needed to create synergies between regions.
“The existence of this population bonus period is a golden opportunity to exploit the abundance of productive resources in the regions,” said Soekarwo.
Soekarwo underlined that Pawitandirogo is a concrete form of synergy between local governments and their citizens who are figures/officials at the centre, who should be able to make a real contribution to the regional economy.
Susiwijono Moegiarso, president of Pawargo, said Pawitandirogo must become a common forum to build synergies between regencies and cities in and around East Java. “
“We and the 7 regional heads are committed to building synergies and partnerships, in order to encourage regional economy and development in East Java,” said Susiwijono, who is the coordinating secretary for economy.
On the same occasion, Nyoman Adhi Suryadnyana, Member 1 of BPK RI stressed that he will fully support all efforts to encourage economic progress and well-being of people in the regions.
The Regent of Ponorogo, Sugiri Sancoko, who attended the event, hoped that through this community partnership, he would be able to witness various development efforts to encourage economic progress and well-being of the people in the area.
The event was enlivened by the Reyog Ponorogo show, East Java Remo dance and Dongkrek Madiun performance art, as well as the appearance of comedians Srimulat (Tarsan, Tessy), Campur Sari music performance which brought singers and singers from various regions in East Java.
Halal bihalal was also attended by 7 Regents/Mayors (Regents of Ponorogo, Madiun, Ngawi, Magetan, Pacitan, Mojokerto and the Mayor of Madiun), as well as the Deputy Regent of Ponorogo and the Deputy Mayor of Madiun, together with the Regional Government, the Heads of OPD and Camat.
A number of national personalities from the Pawitandirogo region were in attendance, including Mr. De Karwo (DR. H. Soekarwo) Presidential Advisory Council Member/Former Governor of East Java, TNI Marshal (Purn) Djoko Suyanto, Former TNI Commander, Agus Rahardjo, former KPK president and other East Java figures such as Luluk Soemiarso and Soetarto Alimoeso.
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Meanwhile, prominent figures and central officials from Pawitandigoro region who attended were Nyoman Adhi (Republic of Indonesia BPK Member 1), Susiwijono Moegiarso (Sesmenko for Economy), Erani Yustika (Vice President Castle), Anwar Sanusi ( Secretary General of the Ministry of Labour), Robben Rico (Secretary General of the PLT of the Ministry of Social Affairs), Sugito (Director General of the Ministry of Health of the PDP), Marsda TNI Henri Alfiandi (Head of Basarnas) and many other officials who have been seen attending the event.
After the event ended, Susiwijono expressed an agreement with the regional heads, to follow up on the results of this event, a follow-up meeting will be held soon in Madiun to more concretely discuss the various efforts to boost the regional economy, particularly in the Pawirandirogo area.
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