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Jakarta sets 2.3 million tourists target

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Jakarta is aiming to attract 2.3 million foreign tourists this year. 

Around 2.1 million foreign visitors arrived in the Indonesian capital in 2012, with 63% travelling to the Big Durian for business, but the head of the city’s tourism agency is optimistic that numbers will increase this year.

The Jakarta skyline is shown in this file photo from 2010. The Big Durian aims to attract 2.3 million foreign tourists in 2013. AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYO

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