Jakarta Vice Governor Basuki Purnama Tjahaja asserted , Jakarta Provincial Government can not guarantee a place for residents to trade outside Jakarta continuously . According to him , the provision of land will only create more and more people are coming out of Jakarta to Jakarta to try his fortune as street vendors ( PKL ) .
It came in response to the behavior of street vendors in the area of the National Monument Monument which often come in and sell on the fence , especially on holidays . In fact , in accordance with existing regulations , the area inside the fence Monas should not be used for buying and selling activities .
"If you have such a concept, let us together trade roundabout. Continues later forced stay just managing Grand Indonesia to prepare a place for you . Soon as later provided a place , if nothing else is coming ? Stay there ! " Basuki firm in the City Hall , Tuesday ( 22/04/2014 ) .
In addition , Basuki also asked residents , especially the visitors’ , to join and support the government in an effort to curb street vendors in the region . The way is to not buy the goods sold by street vendors . Moreover , he said , the street vendors monument itself has provided a special place , namely in the field IRTI is located relatively close to the historical monuments .
" This trade law . Otherwise there is a purchase , there will be no trade . If there is a purchase , then the trade will come more , took place again . Wants provided a place where again ? " said the man who was familiarly called Ahok it .
Responding to the allegation that security officers be backing the street vendors , Basuki said that Jakarta is much easier to take care of if becomes president of Indonesia . “If there are local police officers , all officers under the president . So if you want the total , it is much easier to be president than governor . Jakarta If you want to organize , it is easier to be president than be governor , ” said the man who was familiarly called Ahok it .
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In accordance with Bylaw No. 8 of 2007 Article 25 , Monas area must be sterile from trading activities . The regulations issued during the era of Governor Sutiyoso , shortly after he built a fence around the monument. The location is allowed to trade in the area IRTI Field , which is located not far from the parking area of the vehicle .