“It is an honor for me to introduce President Joko Widodo. Starting his career as a businessman, then becoming the Mayor of Surakarta, President Joko Widodo entered politics to serve and work with his people,” said Klaus.
“Indonesia’s G20 presidency coincides with global multidimensional challenges, and therefore requires leaders with extraordinary abilities, leaders who can build trust with all parties. President Jokowi is not only a leader of the Indonesian people, but a leader with a global vision who always seeks to promote global peace and prosperity,” he added.
Global Citizen Award is an annual event held by the Atlantic Council on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.