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Jakarta to hold low key celebration for 490th anniversary

  • Callistasia Anggun Wijaya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, June 19 2017 | 12:39 am

PREMIUM Jakarta will mark its 490th year this week, yet the capital seems too old to party, as the city administration will not hold any massive festivals to celebrate its big day, which falls within the Ramadhan fasting month.

Like his predecessor, former Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, the newly inaugurated Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat will only carry out a low key b...