The Jakarta Post
The municipal administration of Surakarta, Central Java, has assured local residents that the programs launched by outgoing Mayor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, who next week will be sworn in as Jakarta governor, will be continued and implemented as originally planned.
Municipal secretary Budi Suharto said all the programs were included in the administration’s list of annual programs and had also received fund allocations from the city’s budget. “There is nothing to worry about,” Budi said in Surakarta on Tuesday.
He called on Surakartans to closely monitor the implementation of the programs in the field and asked them to offer criticism and input if any programs were not implemented.
“We are ready to accept criticism if there are programs that do not run as they should,” Budi said.
Among the programs already being implemented are the Surakarta Communi...