Joko Widodo attends a plenary session during the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok. File photo/Reuters
Indonesia’s president on Monday announced the capital would be moved to an area that forms part of the North Penajam Paser and Kutai Kartanegara regions in its province of East Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo.
Widodo said moving the capital from Jakarta would cost 466 trillion rupiah ($32.79 billion), of which the state would fund 19%, with the rest to come from public-private partnerships and private investment. Reuters
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country’s capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Indonesian President Joko Widodo have inaugurated the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the Indonesian city of Solo.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Friday he had ordered tighter security for state officials a day after a suspected militant stabbed the chief security minister as he was greeting crowds in a provincial town.
Citing the confessional statement, the investigators said he had taken his children on a motorbike to Lulliyani Canal in District Kasur. He asked his children to pose for a selfie, but suddenly, he pushed them into the canal.
At least ten people were killed in India's state of Sikkim and 82 others, including 23 army personnel, were missing after heavy rainfall caused the glacial Lhonak lake to overflow, spurring catastrophic flooding in the region on Wednesday, officials said.
Abu Dhabi Police pointed out that the entrances, including Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Mussafah Bridge and Maqta Bridge are not allowed to use during morning rush hours only by large buses transporting workers.