Jakarta Democracy Index which reached the level of 88.29 in 2019 was appreciated by Regional Representative Council of Republic of Indonesia (DPD-RI) Legislator, Fahira Idris.
" It should be appreciated, because it is one of Jakarta's achievements"
She assessed, this data which released by Central Statistic Agency (BPS) on August 5 placed Jakarta as the most democratic city in Indonesia.
"It should be appreciated, because it is one of Jakarta's achievements," she conveyed in a written broadcast received by Beritajakarta.id, Saturday (8/8).
According to her, under the leadership of Anies Baswedan, public participation in various policies in Jakarta becomes very good and dynamic.
Moreover, she continued, Jakarta Government also continues to provide various channels to strengthen public participation and open up collaboration with stakeholders in various regional development policies.
"I can feel it, that Jakarta residents are now the subject of development. The improvement in Jakarta Government budget transparency is also important, thus Jakarta is given title as the most democratic province," she stated.
She also noticed other achievements from the aspects of freedom of believe in Jakarta that was considered better, where it reached 100. For her, Jakarta Government also deserved an appreciation because city can ensure the freedom to embrace religion and worshiping, as well as facilitate their religion activities.
"Hopefully those things can be continued in Jakarta," she closed.