Nusa Dua, InfoPublik – Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi offers some projects in transportation sector and infrastructure development to a number of investors in BKPM-HSBC Infrastructure Forum “Investing in Indonesia’s Growth Ambition” in Jimbaran, Bali, Thursday (11/10).
One of priority projects offered by the Minister is Komodo Airport, Labuan Bajo, and Makassar-Parepare Railways. Several projects that are also offered to private sectors are Bau-Bau Port, Anggrek Port, development of TOD (Transit Oriented Development) Poris Plawad, Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Medan and Tram in Surabaya.
In addition to that, there are also the expansion of Greater Bandung Metropolitan monorail, Kuala Namu International Airport, Lombok International Airport, Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Benoa Port, Kuala Tanjung Port, Makassar Port, Kijing Port, TOD Jati Jajar, Proving Ground of Bekasi Road Testing and Vehicle Certification Office (BPLJSKB), Jakarta elevated loopline, and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) service extension Jakarta – Lebak Bulus.
“The Government gives more priority to the development of Komodo Airport because Labuan Bajo is one of tourism destinations that is highly expected to attract foreign and domestic tourists,” the Minister said in Bali, Thursday (11/10).
He added that the development of railways connectivity in Makassar – Parepare also becomes priority because it plays a great role in the distribution of cement produced by three cement companies to the main port in Sulawesi.
The Minister explained that this railways project officially receives project financing guarantee through PT Penjaminan Infrastruktur Indonesia (PII), marked by the signing of financing commitment of several infrastructure in Indonesia with State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) under Ministry of Finance, namely PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (SMI), Indonesian Export Financing Institution (LPEI), and PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance (IIF). The signing is witnessed by Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani, Minister of Public House and Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Rudiantara and Secretary General of Ministry of Transportation Djoko Sasono. (Ismadi Amrin/Gusti Andry/Translator: Mia)