Budget for Tourism Program Is Minimal

City Council's Prosperous Justice Party Fraction gives an opinion related to the 2016 Draft Revised City Budget (APBD). One of them is about the lack of budget for the tourism program.

"Jakarta as the capital city is very potential as a tourist destination," expressed Tubagus Arif, a Member of City Council PKS, Jakarta, Wednesday (10/5).

According to him, Jakarta has a wealth of historic old buildings, many museums are combined with the modernity of the city. In addition, it also potentially becomes a major tourist destination and a history of travel meeting, incentive, convention and exhibition (MICE).

"While we are still lag behind capital city of other countries, with this condition actually the budget of the festival has been cut," he disclosed.

Reported by Jhon Syah Putra Kaban | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata

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