Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan conveyed his response after hearing the general views of Jakarta DPRD factions against Regional Regulation Draft (Raperda) of 2020 City Budget Draft, on Wednesday (12/4).
" These economic and investment development priorities are as important as basic infrastructure development"
First, he answered questions from Golongan Karya (Golkar) Faction, Gerakan Indonesia Raya (Gerindra) Faction, Amanat Nasional (PAN) Faction, and Keadilan Sejahtera (PKS) Faction about regional income.
"Jakarta Provincial Government tries to implement regional tax intensification and extensification through online system, fiscal cadaster, collecting tax receivables, law enforcement, adjusting tax rates and extending cooperation agreements with Jakarta Attorney General, and improving the quality of tax payments," he explained as mentioned from Jakarta PPID Press Conference.
Second, he responded about regional expenditure that related with program priority scale and efficiency, e-budgeting system improvement, flood control, meeting the basic needs of the elderly, ease of doing business and others.
Next, his side also responded Partai Solidaritas Indonesia (PSI) faction and general view about Formula E. He reiterated that international event could not be seen as a sporting event but rather as a strategic initiative for the development and use of sustainable renewable energy, tourism and sports development, and wider investment.
"These economic and investment development priorities are as important as basic infrastructure development such as rail-based transportation development, clean water development and wastewater treatment, housing and settlement development, where all the budgeting in APBD have been adjusted to the stages of priority," he said.