Forbes magazine released the list of 100 most powerful women in the world. From that list, the name of former Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati entered in 55th position.
Sri Mulyani, who currently serves as Managing Director of the World Bank considered able to keep the economy when the global crisis hit Indonesia in 2008. “The economy of developing countries (including Indonesia) are not affected by the global economic turmoil when developed countries suffered economic crisis,” writes Forbes.
Forbes also said that the World Bank is quite active in monitoring various projects spanning Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. After the incident in Bangladesh building collapse yangmenewaskan more than 1,000 people, the institute also pressing the government to revise the labor code.
Sri Mulyani position one level below the President of China Xi Jinping’s wife, Peng Liyuan, and the position has improved from a year earlier in the 72 position. Meanwhile, the first position of the most influential women in the world are occupied by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Merkel harsh measures to save the budget in order to ease the economic crisis in Europe get so many challenges from various countries, one of which is from French President Francois Hollande.