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Jakarta Post

Commission heads announced two months after inauguration

  • Sausan Atika

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, October 23 2019   /  12:58 am

The City Council has finally announced the chairpersons of five commissions and supporting bodies, nearly two months after their inauguration.They are now challenged with the task of completing deliberations on the 2020 city budget by Nov. 30, a deadline set by the Home Ministry.Should they fail to meet the deadline, the City Council and city administration would be denied their financial rights for six months as an administrative sanction, as stipulated in a 2014 gubernatorial regulation.The City Council's legislation and public relations head, Purwana Ansyori, announced the new leaders of five commissions and supporting bodies — including the legislative body, budgetary committee, consultative body and ethics council — in a plenary meeting held in Central Jakarta on Monday.Five political parties with the most seats at the council, namely the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle ...