Coastal Protection Boosted
The Denpasar government says it plans to include Rp248 billion (US$26.4 million) in the 2008 budget for the rehabilitation of Baliâ€™s coastlines.
â€œThe Bali-Penida Department of Public Works Ministry has proposed Rp248 billion to finance the protection of Baliâ€™s coasts. Hopefully, the central government will be able to accommodate the proposal,â€ said Nyoman Ray Yusha of the Public Works Ministry.
Yusha said the money would also be spent on rivers in Bali.Filed under: The Island