Saturday, the City Hall Starts Open for Public

The provincial government of DKI Jakarta will give an opportunity for the capital residents to get to know Jakarta’s City Hall through a tour to the premises. It is planned that the City Hall Tour will be officially opened on Saturday (12/9) by DKI Jakarta Governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama.

Head of the General Affairs Department of the Regional Secretariat of DKI Jakarta Province, Agustino Darmawan, said that the opening of the City Hall for public is based on the intention of the provincial government of DKI Jakarta to introduce the City Hall to all residents of Jakarta.

According to Agustino, one of the purposes of the City Hall Tour is to introduce the smart city concept as information for the public on development of the capital city, Jakarta.

"Involving the people’s participation in development of Jakarta through the smart city concept, and also explaining the City Hall’s history to the people,” he stated in a press conference at Blok G, the City Hall, Jakarta, on Wednesday (9/9).

Apart from information on the smart city and explanation of the City Hall’s history, Agustino added, visitors will be entertained by a music performance presented by street children and healthy food provided by the Office of Micro and Medium-Scale Business Cooperatives and Trade (KUMKMP) of DKI Jakarta Province.

"There will also be a music performance by the street children and we will open opportunities for street singers who would like to hold a concert and participate in the event,” Agustino stated.

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