Batam City Development Planning Meeting (Musrenbang Kota Batam) was held on the 25th March 2014 at Vista Hotel. Batam City Development Planning Body (Bappeda) was given the chance to host this annual event. The 2014 event was opened by the Mayor of Batam City, Mr. Ahmad Dahlan with hundreds of participant from all aspect that can contribute to the development of Batam.
As our city continue to grow year by year with it’s ever expanding population, reaching to 1,135 million people by the end of 2013. The city also need to cover all of it’s inhabitant with all of it’s needs, such as infrastructres, education, health, etc. The government of Batam City are trying hard every year to facilitate and fulfill all of those needs. But do to the limited resources that is available we have to make prioritization. What problem must be tackle first. That is the main purpose for these year Musrenbang.
The result from the 2014 Batam City Musrenbang will impact what will become of Batam in the future.