Mon, 07 Aug 2000

Early check in for 90 percent

JAKARTA (JP): About 90 percent of the 700 members of the People's Consultative Assembly have already checked-in at their designated accommodations at the Hilton Hotel and Mulia Hotel.

A hotel officer at the Mulia Hotel, Agni, said on Sunday that 414 of the 438 legislators who were booked at the hotel had checked in.

She said the average cost of the rooms provided for the legislators are between Rp 500,000 and Rp 1 million a night.

More than half of the Rp 25.7 billion total cost of the Assembly's Annual Session is allocated for hotel accommodation.(jun)