Thursday, 13 Aug 2020

Originally in Tanjung Pinang, This Story of Pekanbaru Became the Capital of Riau


Pekanbaru at the first timePekanbaru at the first time -  The decision has been made. The Governor of Sumatra, who was then in Medan in 1956, made Pekanbaru the Harminte.

It was only in 1958 that the Indonesian Ministry of the Interior rushed to establish the permanent capital of Riau Province. At that time Tanjung Pinang was the temporary capital city quoted from, Sunday, 8 December 2019.

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Special Committee was formed. They then traveled to all areas in Riau to hear the opinions of community leaders, rulers of the Riau Mainland War and the Riau Islands War Ruler.

After hearing input and carrying out their duties, the committee decided the city of Pekanbaru was chosen as the capital of Riau Province.

In 1959 a Decree No. Dec 52/1 / 44-25 establishes Pekanbaru as the capital of Riau Province as well as obtaining the status of the Second Level Regional Municipality.


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