When Jokowi and MUI Deputy Anwar Abbas Throw-Answer Criticism
The exchange of criticisms took place between the Deputy Chairperson of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) Anwar Abbas and President Joko Widodo. The moment took place at the II MUI Muslim Economic Congress, Friday (10/12/2021). Politik Indonesia
In front of Jokowi, Anwar Abbas threw various criticisms of the government’s performance, ranging from community inequality, to land tenure in the country.
1 Welfare gap
Anwar Abbas opened his remarks by criticizing the gap in people’s welfare. According to him, many people are now prosperous. However, only from certain circles. Dunia Politik dan Ekonomi
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“I think our government has succeeded in prospering its people, but the people who have been able to prosper and prosper by the government are mostly those who, if we relate to the business world, they are those in the large and medium-sized business groups, as well as businesses. small,” said Anwar.
“While those who are at the micro and ultra micro business level, it seems to us that we have not been very touched, especially by the banking world, so that as a result the socio-economic gap in our society seems to be getting steeper,” he said.
The high gap, according to Anwar, is evident from the high Gini Index in the country.
Before Jokowi took the lead, Indonesia’s economic Gini Index reached 0.41. That number only dropped slightly to 0.39 percent in the Jokowi leadership era. Ekonomi Indonesia
2 Land tenure
Anwar said that the high inequality in society can also be seen from the large Gini Index in the land sector. He said that most of the land in Indonesia is controlled by certain groups.
“In the land sector, our Gini Index is very worrying, it is 0.59. It means, 1 percent of the population controls 59 percent of the land in this country. Meanwhile, the 99 percent only controls 41 percent of the land in this country,” he said. Anwar.
“In fact, as we all know, the number of large businesses is only 0.01 percent with the number of business actors being 5,550 with total assets above 10 billion. Medium-sized businesses are 0.09 percent, with the number of business actors being 60,702,” he said.
From these data, the population that has received the attention of the government and the banking world is around 1.32 percent or approximately 849,334 business actors.
“Meanwhile, the number of micro and ultra-micro businesses is 98.68 percent with the number of business actors, which is around 63.3 million players, where the total assets are the same and or below 50 million rupiah, and it can be said that it is not and or has not been properly managed by us. together well, not only by the government but also by us,” he said. Politik dalam dan luar negeri
Anwar also likened the structure of the business world in Indonesia to the dome of the Istiqlal Mosque.
The dome has a pillar in the middle. These pillars are likened to large, medium, and small businesses. Meanwhile, the big dome is likened to micro and ultramicro businesses.
“If this continues, then of course he will create something that is not good. Because he will cause social inequality which from year to year will be sharper and sharper,” said Anwar.
“And this is certainly not good and will be very dangerous because he has the potential to disrupt stability and the sense of unity and integrity among us as citizens of the nation,” he said.