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In his opening speech for the closed cabinet court that held specific topic on implementation of 2013 educational budget, Thursday, Feb., 28th, 2013 that was participated by the Vice President, Minister of Education and Culture, Minister of Finance, Minister of National Secretary, Coordinating Minister of Economy, Minister of The People Welfare, and The Secretary of Cabinet, the RI President, Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivered his request to avoid hindrances in the implementation of educational budget in accordance to the initial targets of improvement on national level for educational infrastructures and quality, with close observation to accountability principles. Minister of Education and Culture, Mr. Moh. Nuh, admitted some hindrances to the implementation as in the allocated budget for 14 mil. National Exams students that were being participated by only 12 mil. students. This difference that made the Ministry of Finance held the allocated budget was due to double counting of number of students. 2013 budget allocation to Minister of Education and Culture reached IDR 73 trillion, while total educational budget reached IDR 330 trillion that is divided for seven ministries.