Indonesia Passes Law To Move Capital From Jakarta To Remote Borneo

The new state capital law stipulates how development of Indonesia's capital will be funded and governed.

Indonesia Passes Law To Move Capital From Jakarta To Remote Borneo

Indonesia's parliament has approved a bill to relocate the nation's capital. (Representational)

Jakarta:

Indonesia's parliament has approved a bill to relocate the nation's capital from Jakarta to Kalimantan on Borneo, House Speaker Puan Maharani said on Tuesday.

The new state capital law, which provides a legal framework for President Joko Widodo's ambitious proposal, stipulates how development of the capital will be funded and governed.

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