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The president advises Indonesia to exercise caution in its military budget.


 – Indonesian President  infrastructure development

On Thursday, Joko Widodo stressed the significance of developing infrastructure. military 

Updating the hardware, but cautioned against it. spending 
It is important to exercise caution when making decisions, as the state’s budget is currently constrained.

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The nation of 270 million people, known as an archipelago and the largest economy in Southeast Asia, is currently looking to update its agricultural methods. military 

However, it has fallen behind other countries in the same region in recent years.

Spending for military hardware must  President

The allocation of resources must be carefully considered by President Jokowi. president 

It is known to have been said during a military parade.

presidential candidate,  president

The potential candidate aiming to take the place of Mr. Jokowi in the upcoming year has recently been involved in several procurements. These include the purchase of 42 Dassault Rafale fighter jets for $8.1 billion, 12 Turkish Aerospace drones worth $300 million, and 12 Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets worth $800 million.

spending on ministries

In July, President Jokowi cautioned his cabinet to prioritize a “healthy” budget and drew attention to excessive spending in various ministries. spending by the security agencies, including the defense ministry.

Over the last ten years, Indonesia‘s defense spending 

According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) think tank, Southeast Asia’s six emerging market economies have had the lowest per capita and percentage of gross domestic product.