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Jokowi named one of the world’s best mayors

  • Andreas D. Arditya and Novia D. Rulistia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, January 9 2013 | 08:25 am

PREMIUM Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo won second runner-up in the 2012 World Mayor Prize. The organization acknowledged his achievements while mayor of his hometown Surakarta.

Jokowi placed third after Iñaki Azkuna of Bilbao, Spain and Lisa Scaffidi of Perth, Western Australia.

He was awarded for the measures taken to turn the crime-ridden city into a regional center of arts and culture...

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