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Jakarta Post

Rano quits Tangerang post

  • Multa Fidrus

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, December 15 2011   /  09:40 am

Tangerang deputy regent Rano Karno has resigned from his current post following his victory as the running mate of Ratu Atut Chosiyah in the recent Banten gubernatorial election.

“The incumbent deputy regent has filed a request to leave the post,” Hermansyah, Tangerang regency administration secretary, told reporters on Wednesday.

“The response to the letter would be made official in a special plenary session to be held by the regency’s legislative council in the near future.”

Rano, former prominent actor and movie producer, ran for the regental election in 2008 with Ismet Iskandar, the incumbent regent at that time. Their tenure lasts until 2013.

According to Hermansyah, Tange-rang Regent Ismet would not look for a replacement for Rano.

“The regent will resume leadership without a deputy during the administration’s tenure,” Hermansya...