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People first in Jokowi’s 2019 budget

  • Rachmadea Aisyah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, August 18 2018 | 02:18 am

PREMIUM President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is going all-out to improve the country’s human capital in the final year of his first term in office, with human development a key priority of the proposed 2019 state budget.

The government would increase state spending next year by 10 percent to Rp 2,439.7 trillion (US$166.63 billion), Jokowi stated in his financial note address on Thursday, with the b...