Indonesia’s Sri Mulyani Receives Best Minister Award
Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati received the Best Minister Award at the World Government Summit held in Dubai. The award is given to one government official each year to recognise his or her efforts in implementing successful reforms in their home countries. Recipients are evaluated independently by global consulting firm Ernst & Young. It was presented to Dr Sri Mulyani by Dubai Emir Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. Dr Sri Mulyani, 55, dedicated the award to all Indonesians and the 78,164 officers at the Ministry of Finance, whom she said had worked very hard to manage the state’s finances with integrity and high commitment to equitable public welfare.