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Council backs south Garut as new regency

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung | Fri, June 12 2009 | 02:44 pm

PREMIUM The local legislative council has approved a proposal to create a new regency within Garut regency, West Java, to spur development programs in the southern part of the region. The new regency would be called South Garut. However, the new regency - first proposed five years ago by local residents - still has a long way before being legally recognized by the state. Under prevailing laws, t...