Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Taking a Roll Call
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Taking a Roll Call

Defeated Gubernatorial Candidate AA Ngurah Puspayoga Skips Inauguration of Bali Governor Pastika


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Made Mangku Pastika, AA Ngurah Puspayoga, Ketut Sudikerta, Dewa Sukrawan, The Bali Post, Gumawan Fauzi, Minister of the Interior
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/1/2013)

A mere 600 people attended the inauguration of Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika and Deputy-Governor Ketut Sudikerta held on Thursday, August 29, 2013, under a strict security lock-down at the Provincial House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali).

 
The inauguration ceremony started 35 minutes later than schedule, resulting in the actual oath-taking place at 9:45 a.m. officiated over by the Minister of the Interior Gumawan Fauzi.
 
NusaBali reports that the outgoing Deputy-Governor and Gubernatorial aspirant AA Ngurah Puspayoga was notable by his unexplained absence from the ceremony.
 
Puspayoga lost the race for Bali’s governor’s race by a mere 996 votes, a vote so close that it had to be ratified by the Constitutional Court.
 
Puspayoga’s running mate, Dewa Nyoman Sukrawan, did, however, attend the event to witness Ketut Sudikerta’s assumption of the job he sought.
 
Sukrawan commented to the press while attending the inauguration: “I was invited in my capacity as the chairman of the Buleleng House of Representatives (DPRD-Buleleng), so I must attend.”

Sukrawan said he has adopted a sportive attitude regarding his defeat in the race for governor and deputy-governor, and has accepted the election’s final results.
 
In fact, Sukrawan broke the formal exchange of handshakes in the receiving line to warmly embrace both Pastika and Sudikerta. 
 
Bali governor Pastika took the occasion to praise Dewa Sukrawan’s behavior as both a patriot and a political leader. “I really appreciate Dewa Sukrawan’s attendance. He came with dignity and bearing. He is a true leader. I salute him,” said the Governor.
 
During his comments at the inauguration ceremony, Interior Minister Gumawan Fauzi commended the progress achieved by Bali during the first five years of Governor Pastika’s leadership, including:
 
  • Increasing the Provincial Development Budget (APBD-Bali) from only Rp. 1.51 trillion (US$151 million) in 2008 to Rp. 4.19 trillion (US$419 million) in 2013.
  • The poverty rate in Bali stands at 3.95%, down from 6.17% at the start of Pastika’s first term. This has given Bali the second lowest level of poverty after Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta.
  • The Human Development Index for Bali (IMP) – an international statistical comparison of the quality of life, has increased from 70.98 in 2008 to 72.84 in 2011. 
The Governor speaking at his inauguration said his dreams for Bali could only be achieved with the public’s support. “I ask for support from all parties. Let’s join hands to build Bali together. Forget about political differences and work together building Bali. A singe individual, Mangku Pastika, is insufficient for the job,” pled Pastika.
 
Pastika who is involved in an ongoing litigious relationship with The Bali Post, also called on the Press to support his administration's goals and mission during the coming five years.
 
Related Article
 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Anything But Therapeutic
13-Year-Old Australian Boy Claims Sexual Molestation at Kuta, Bali Spa
(5/28/2016)
The Road to Bali
BALINALE Bali International Film Festival Hosting Career Day for Aspiring Film Makers in Bali June 1-2, 2016
(5/28/2016)
A Dose of Leniency for Two Airlines
Transportation Ministry Dilutes Punishments Given to Lion Air and AirAsia for Poor Airport Ground Handling
(5/28/2016)
Hand Off Our Kids!
President Joko Widodo Decrees New Punishments Including Castration and Electronic Monitoring for those Convicted of Sexual Misconduct with Children
(5/28/2016)
April Arrivals to Bali Up 21.3%
Bali by the Numbers: Foreign Tourist Arrivals January-Apriln2016 Up 16.77%. Bali to End 2016 with 4.6 Million Visitors?
(5/28/2016)
A Dozen Years in a Bali Jail
Bulgarian Facing 12 Years in Prison for ATM Fraud Scheme in Bali
(5/28/2016)
Heart Attack Claims Chinese Tourist
Chinese Tourist Dies of Apparent Heart Attack at Hotel in Jimbaran, South Bali
(5/28/2016)
Grounded in Taro
Gianyar Government Temporarily Halts Helicopter Tours from Elephant Safari Park
(5/28/2016)
Fire Storm at the Dorm
Fire Destroys Part of the Island Hostel in Legian, Bali
(5/28/2016)
Up On the Roof
Australian Man Facing Deportation After Cavorting on the Roof of a Kuta Hotel
(5/28/2016)
Mentelle Therapy
Cape Mentelle Wines from Margaret River to Grace 2nd Wine Dinner of the Season at Arana, The Laguna Resort & Spa on Saturday, July 2, 2016
(5/28/2016)
A Great Alternative Party Awaits
Bali Rainbow Party to Support HIV/AIDS Awareness and Treatment on Saturday, July 2, 2016
(5/28/2016)
All [News]!