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City slammed for inflating funds for political parties

  • Ivany Atina Arbi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, December 8 2017 | 12:55 am

PREMIUM The Home Ministry has reprimanded the Jakarta administration for its plan to vastly hike funding for political parties next year without a solid legal basis.

In the 2018 city budget, which has been handed to the ministry for approval, the Jakarta administration allocates Rp 17.7 billion (US$1.3 million) to parties, almost 10 times last year’s Rp 1.8 billion.

The administration sai...