Wednesday, 20 June, 2012 | 14:01 WIB
Jokowi on List of 25 Best Mayors in the World
TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:Mayor of Surakarta Joko Widodo, fondly called Jokowi, is on the list of candidates for the Best Mayors in the World. After he was earlier put on the 70 greats list, this time he was on the list of 25 candidates, going by the City Mayors Foundation, London, Britain.
Besides Asia, Jokowi's rivals come from five categories of other regions. Among them were mayors from North America, four mayors from Latin America, seven mayors from Europe, two from Australasia, and two mayors from Africa. Earlier, in addition to Jokowi, there were also Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharani and South Sulawesi Governor Syahrul Yasin Limpo representing Indonesia. They were on the list of nominees from Asia.
MUNAWWAROH | WORLDMAYOR