Jakarta, InfoPublik – Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo said, all regions holding simultaneous regional elections (pilkada) 2018, have fulfilled the Memorandum of Regional Grant Agreement or NPHD.

"The budget for General Elections Commission, Election Supervisory Board, and security is clear. All regions have submitted the budget," said Minister of Home Affairs, in his written statement on Wednesday (2/21).

According to him, the preparation for pilkada is ready in terms of budget, security, stages, problem identification, and regional preparation.

Two local governments  were acknowledge to have not fullfilled their budget for security, but are committed to provide as required.

"The two areas already committed to providing them," he added.

The 2018 simultaneous regional election will take place in 171 regions; 17 provinces, 115 regencies and 39 municipalities. (Translator: Wilda Stiana)