According to the conclusion of a working meeting with Commission X of the House of Representatives on 2 December 2020
ACEHSPORT — The Minister of Youth and Sports, Zainudin Amali, said that the realization of the Kemenpora budget was until the end of the year 2020 reached Rp1,118 trillion or equivalent 95,14 percent of the ceiling of Rp1,1175 trillion.
In a virtual working meeting with Commission X of the House of Representatives, in Jakarta, Thursday, Zainudin said this achievement was the highest for Kemenpora in the last five years when budget realization was only around 80-89 percent.
"According to the conclusion of a working meeting with Commission X of the House of Representatives on 2 December 2020, Kemenpora conveyed the target of Kemenpora budget realization for the year 2020 is 95 percent. We were able to keep our promises by achieving the intended budget realization 95,14 percent. This result is the highest achievement by Kemenpora in the last five years,"Said Zainudin in a press release received on Thursday.
Zainudin admitted that the Ministry of Youth and Sports was cautious in implementing budget absorption, more activities are postponed until canceled on 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, such as the PON and Peparnas Papua as well as the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
Due to the many disrupted events, Kemenpora too, he continued, has made revisions to achieve the effectiveness and efficiency of budget absorption according to the target in the government's work plan (RKP) year 2020.
"So that revisions are made for efficiency and effectiveness of budget execution. Then, there is also a note on the realization, namely the realization of the year's budget 2020 this will be our driving force in defending the WTP opinion (unqualified) which we earned in 2019 then,He said.
The definitive ceiling of the State Budget for the Year 2020 Kemenpora initially was Rp 1,738 trillion. However, this amount was refocusing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic so that the budget was cut to Rp 1,175 trillion.
Commission X DPR RI also appreciates the realization of the absorption of the State Budget for the year 2020 from the Kemenpora.
"Thank you, Mr. Menpora. This is amazing. We really appreciate this achievement, I hope this year can be even better,"Said Deputy Chairman of Commission X DPR Hetifah Sjaifudian.
Commission X DPR RI also encourages the Ministry of Youth and Sports to coordinate with the Ministry of Finance to re-recommend the use of the postponed budget to be transferred to budget allocations for youth and sports..