Joining Hands to Clean Citarum
President Joko Widodo has taken over the cleaning up of Citarum River. Pure intentions or political maneuvering?
WEST Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan, known as Aher, complained about Citarum Rivers clean-up to Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan when the two met at Hotel Aryaduta Bandung at the end of November 2017. Aher lamented his helplessness in cleaning up Citarum, named the worlds most toxic river.
Why arent you cleaning it up? asked Luhut, recounting his meeting with Aher to Wahyu Muryadi from Tempo in Washington, DC, two...