August 7th 2022
Translated by: PO
Written by: M. Husin S. Sos. MM
LANGSA CITY ACHIEVED AND WON VARIOUS OF AWARDS
Langsa City [Asia Nation News]
fter successfully getting the City Category with the best digital readiness from the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and the top 50 National Movement towards Smart City (Smart City) in 2022 from the Ministry of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia.
The Langsa City Government has succeeded in developing the Economic Review of Langsa Municipality based on National Statistics data. Such as economic growth, labor force and poverty rate from 2017 to 2021 in accordance with the national Human Development Index.
Mayor of Langsa Usman Abdullah, SE told the media crew after inaugurating Eseloring officials, Friday (05/08/2022) said that the success with various achievements in the development of Langsa City during our two periods of leading both the provincial and national levels, this cannot be separated from the support of all parties including vertical institutions. Thanks to our dedication and sincerity, we have been successful in obtaining various awards.
Then, during our 10 years as a leader in Langsa City, perhaps there is a lack of fulfillment of the community’s demands for development based on the Vision and Mission that we have been fighting for, we apologize because our position will end on August 28 next. Furthermore, it is said that what we have obtained we are not satisfied with and should be able to continue and be maintained by the new Mayor for our pro-people programs and to ASN Langsa City we hope to keep the spirit in advancing Langsa City.
Meanwhile, the Head of the Central Statistics Agency for Langsa City, Teti Darmawati, SE, explained to journalists that there were some setbacks due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the Langsa City Government, in terms of poverty alleviation, decreased from 13.93% in 2012 and 2021 to 10. ,96%. Then the number of labor force increased by 66.58% to 67.04%. Meanwhile, the Open Unemployment Rate (TPT) decreased from 19.75% in 2020 and 7.21% in 2021. Langsa City’s economic growth is very significant in 2020 -1.12% and in 2021 to 4.23%, this is dominated by the trade sector, namely an increase in the activities of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in 2013 amounting to 648 MSMEs and in 2022 to 36,143 SMEs. (**)