Yogyakarta to become leading education centre in Southeast Asia


Friday, December 11, 2009

Yogyakarta (ANTARA News) - The Yogyakarta Special Region or DIY will become the centre for education, culture and top tourist destination in Southeast Asia in an advanced , independent, and prosperous society in 2025, an official said.

"Therefore, efforts need to be made s to maintain the sustainability in the development stages in DIY effectively and efficiently toward an advanced independent, civilized, fair and prosperous society," head of the provincial education and training office, Setyoso Harjowisastro said here Thursday.

In a bid to support the objective, when publicizing the Regional Regulation (Perda) DIY No. 2 of 2009, the governor and the DIY provincial legislative assembly or DPRD had set regulations on the regional long-term development plan (RPJPD) in 2005 to 2025.

"The Regulation of DIY No. 2/2009 on the long term development plan (RPJPD) has a vision, mission, direction, and priorities of development in 20 years," he said.

The regulations were also aimed at supporting the coordination among actors of development in achieving objectives, ensuring the integrity of creation, synchronization, and synergy both between regions, institutions and between central and local governments.

In addition, it is also to ensure relevance and consistency between planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, and ensure the achievement of the use of resources in an efficient, effective and sustainable justice, and optimize public participation, Setyoso Harjowisastro added.