Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika regretted that there is a legislative candidate from certain party in Jembrana indicated receiving fund for house renovation.
“It is a big mistake, if it’s true, the person must return the fund to the government of Bali Province since the money is intended for poor people,” he said when had a working visit to Jembrana regency.
He said that the house renovation is one of prominent programs of Bali Provincial government, which is directed for poor people.
The indication of wrong target was revealed after Pastika receiving the report from Jembrana Regent, I Putu Arta in the working visit.
Pastika who was accompanied by Deputy Governor Ketut Sudikerta directly instructed the Head of Social Department Bali Province Ketut Wenten who was also there with the other Heads of regional work force (SKPD) to check it directly.
Like working visit to other regencies in Bali, Jembrana is the sixth regency that had been visited by Governor of Bali in the beginning of the year with objectives to absorb aspiration and problems faced by the regency so that it could be solved together.
Besides, the objective of the working visit is to synergize the program that has been designed by the regional government so that a joint work plan could be made.
“In the future, there is no more dividing program both regencies, provincial and national programs. All are our programs since whatever the forms the objectives are people welfare,” he said.
Poor people in Jembrana is still very high above the provincial poverty rate, which reaches 4.64 percent so it still needs many program coordination and synergy with Bali Provincial government.