Celebrating the 495th Anniversary, People Pray for a Better Jakarta
Reported by Nurito | Translated by Maria Inggita
Today, Jakarta celebrates its 495th anniversary. On this year's anniversary, Jakarta residents hope and pray that Jakarta will be more advanced, safe, and comfortable.
On the 495th anniversary, I hope Jakarta will make us more proud and make its citizens happy
Misran Arief, a resident of RW 02 Cilangkap Urban Village, East Jakarta conveyed that Jakarta's economy is starting to recover after being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, development is also growing rapidly in all sectors.
In particular, the 58-year-old man appreciated the Jakarta Government for building reservoirs in his region, namely Giri Kencana Reservoir, Cilangkap 1 and 2 Reservoirs, Pondok Ranggon 1 and 2 reservoirs, and Tiu Reservoir.495 Communities to Enliven Jakarta Hajatan at JIC
"Now, we feel the benefits because my neighborhood is no longer flooded. As its motto, hopefully, Jakarta can be a more advanced city with happy citizens. In addition, the economy is also expected to grow rapidly with development in various sectors," he said.
On the other hand, Indra Gunawan, a 35-year-old resident of Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta admitted that he was proud to be a Jakarta citizen because everything is easy, fast, and free of charge. Poor people also received assistance from the government.
"On the 495th anniversary, I hope Jakarta will make us more proud and make its citizens happy," he mentioned.