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Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo  

By Editor - Thu Aug 15, 10:18 pm

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country’s capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. Widodo made the proposal during his state of the union speech at parliament, a day before the country celebrates its 74th independence anniversary. “I hereby request your permission to move our national capital to Kalimantan,” said Widodo, who will be sworn in for a second term in October after winning April’s election.

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Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

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