Through DAK, Pekalongan Regency Wishes to Realise Good Library Management
Medan Merdeka Selatan, Jakarta- Development of Pekalongan Regency is in line with the development of education, one of which is in higher education sector. The increase of the number of higher education institutions made public library of Pekalongan wants to realise good library management according to the needs of students by expecting for DAK assistance.
"Pekalongan Regency is currently transforming. Many new universities are established, so library is increasingly favoured by students. Although the facilities are good. However, we still expect assistance from National Library," said Pekalongan Regent Asip Kholbihi when he was present at National Library Services Facility Building, Wednesday (19/2).
Asip also said that he had assigned Head of Library and Archives Service of Pekalongan Titik Iriyanti to learn about good, ideal, and modern library management by following the example of National Library.
"As the digital era develops, the existence of libraries that can be utilised easily online or digital libraries is very important. I want Pekalongan also has this technology," added Asip.
Director of National Library Muhammad Syarif Bando said that physical DAK in the field of library is a commitment of National Library along with all other central governments for the development of libraries in the regions.
"The commitment of local governments to develop regional libraries is very important. If regional libraries are advanced, then Indonesia will surely be advanced," he said. Syarif also reminded that National Library will always be ready to support and synergise with all local governments.