This is the very first time Indonesia has held the Group of 20 (G20) presidency, the tagline chosen is “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”, urging countries to work and support one another to recover together, grow stronger and embrace sustainable development. The G20 presidency, as the Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has stated, is a catalyst for an inclusive global economic recovery. The G20 presidency amid the ongoing pandemic demonstrates the international confidence in Indonesia’s ability and capacity to manage its economic recovery, while at the same time encouraging the world to regain ground.
The country could use the summit to further its Halal industry. However, the results depend on how the country mobilizes its resources to achieve its goals from the presidency of the G-20 summit.