Vice President Ma’ruf Amin announced Indonesia’s aspiration to be recognised as the global epicentre of the Islamic economy at the 2023 World Islamic Entrepreneur Summit (WIES) in Padang City, West Sumatra. The event, co-hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy and the West Sumatra provincial government, runs from September 6–9. Amin emphasised the significant role of domestic micro, small, and medium enterprises in the nation’s economic framework. He stressed the government’s commitment to fostering Indonesia’s Islamic economic sector, which is pivotal for the country’s holistic economic progress. To bolster the entrepreneurial environment, Amin outlined ongoing government initiatives such as regulatory formulation, incentives, infrastructure development, financial schemes, and quality enhancement of human resources.
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