It is noted that this year's APBD absorption up to July has reached 36.51 percent or Rp 27.41 trillion.
" Hopefully absorption up to by the end of year can be maximized"
Jakarta Deputy Governor, Sandiaga Uno expressed that it shows a positive trend compared to June.
"Budget absorption last June was still around 25 percent. Despite it's not yet fulfilling the target in July set at Rp 40.82 percent, but there has been positive performance compared to June," he expressed, at City Hall, Tuesday (8/7).
He explained that there has been an increase in absorption in a number of SKPDs.
"Those SKPDs are Health Dept. with 57 percent, Education Dept. with 46.93 percent, and CKTRP Dept. with 29.81 percent. Similar case is also spotted in Forestry Dept., Bina Marga Dept., as well as Public Housing and Settlement Dept.," he explained.
While for the direct expenditure sector per July 2018, he added, has reached Rp. 11.21 trillion or 27.91 percent.
"Hopefully absorption up to by the end of year can be maximized," he stated.