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Joko Widodo

Joko Widodo is Indonesia's seventh president for the period of 2014-2019. The year 2016 is the second year of his presidency, and under his leadership the country has seen many positive developments, including economic policy packages deemed able to ease investment procedures and support infrastructure development. His administration is seen as strict on illegal fishing, and he often opens himself up to direct communication with the people in order to listen to their hopes and fears. All these are recipes to a gradual betterment of the country. 

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