President Jokowi Stops Transmigration Program to Papua

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has decided to stop the transmigration program to Papua. Jokowi asserted that the program will lead to social and economy dispute among the people of Papua.

    "I have asked the governor of Papua to stop the transmigration [program] because it will cause problems," said Jokowi, as cited by member of the Presidential Communication Team, Teten Masduki.

    In addition to Jokowi's plan, Salim Said, a professor of Universitas Pertahanan, said that Jokowi has had a clear concept on how to solve things in Papua, which is by involving the people of Papua.

    TIKA PRIMANDARI