Basuki Won't Approve Rising Budget For Working Trip

Senin, 14 Desember 2015 13:42 Erna Martiyanti 1339

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Jakarta Governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama asserted he will not approve budget increase proposal for working trip of Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) members.

It can't be approved. So I haven't gotten the report

"It can't be approved. So I haven't gotten the report," said Basuki, at City Hall, Monday (12/14).

Previously, the council proposed the budget increase in accordance to Home Affairs Minister Regulation No. 72/2015. Formerly, the trip budget was Rp 470,000 a day and proposed to increase Rp 2 million a day.

The trip budget has never been increased for 12 years. The budget amounted to Rp 470,000 is used for meal allowance for twice and local transportation.

In a year, the working trip could be done 7 times for Regional Legislation Body (Balegda) members. But for other members, are adjusted with draft bylaw (Raperda) discussed.