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Jokowi aims to spend 95 percent of 2013 city budget

  • Sita W. Dewi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, February 7 2013 | 12:10 pm

PREMIUM Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has set the ambitious target of spending 95 percent of the 2013 city budget by optimizing the online procurement system and imposing strict control mechanisms.

The figure represents a 10 percentage point increase from the 85 percent recorded last year under the term of Jokowi’s predecessor Fauzi Bowo.

“This year, we have to spend at least...