KADIN, APINDO asks protester march without burning the economy

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Plan rallies some elements of society on Dec. 2, 2016 could harm the business activities and the investment climate in the country, Chairman of the Indonesian Employers Association (APINDO).

According to the chairman, Hariyadi Sukamdani on Nov. 24, 15 companies has swept by labor demonstration related to provincial minimum wage. Based on the latest development, Chairman of Chamber of Commerce (KADIN) Rosan P. Roeslani invites protester to march with no unrest costs for the country.

“We are from the business world to see that these dynamics have to go through but we take these dynamics going well. We invite the workers to march with either no unrest costs the country. We always see this long journey in the democratic process and we want this trip well,” Rosan told press at the joint statement with APINDO on Tuesday.

Yesterday, Police Chief Tito Karnavian with the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) and the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) announced an agreement organizing demonstrations Dec. 2 at Monas Square.

Founder of FPI Rizieq Shihab stressed that despite the compromise with the police related to the site of action, which will form the Friday prayers and pray, they continue to demand that authorities detain non-active Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok).

“We agreed that acts of remembrance and prayer will take place from 08.00 until Friday prayers, filled tausyiah clerics and umara (political figures),” said Rizieq.

Tito call, the demonstration is a right guaranteed by the constitution, but under the Law of 1998, the implementation does not interfere with other people’s rights, and must not disturb public order. He said, the Friday prayer intentionally occlude the protocol can be used as an excuse by anyone to do the same thing at another time.

“This is what we are talking about the MUI and religious leaders,” said Tito.

Commenting on mass rally, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution asked the protesters not shifting the demonstration cases of alleged blasphemy by Ahok to economic issues. While, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati asserted, if the protesters turned the political issues to economic will have harmful economic stability in the country.

“Let’s not making it up, that his name has been shifting step (politics) to the economy,” Darmin said.

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KADIN, APINDO asks protester march without burning the economy

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