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Amran Nur: Doing it for Sawahlunto

  • Ika Krismantari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 28 2012 | 07:50 am

PREMIUM Sawahlunto mayor Amran Nur is a man who will probably do anything for his hometown.

Almost 10 years ago, he left his decades-old business in Jakarta, a comfortable life in the city and his golfing hobby, to return to his poverty-stricken hometown Sawahlunto nearly 90 kilometers from the West Sumatra capital of Padang.

During a short visit to the city, Amran surprisingly found that Sa...