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Council approves city budget for 2013, higher than proposed

  • Sita W. Dewi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, January 29 2013 | 10:46 am

PREMIUM The City Council banged the gavel on Monday, approving the much-anticipated city budget for 2013 after a month’s delay. With the approval, the Jakarta administration is expected to be able to expedite its flood-mitigation work.

The council approved a 20.84 percent increase to Rp 49.97 trillion (US$5.16 billion) this year from
Rp 41.35 trillion in 2012. The approved budget is higher th...