Jokowi to lead Cabinet meeting to discuss strategic projects

12, Mar 2017 | Author: Embassy of Indonesia

Source: The Jakarta Post

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is set to lead a limited Cabinet meeting on Thursday at the Presidential office to discuss national strategic projects and priority programs in Central Sulawesi and East Kalimantan as the government commitment to accelerating infrastructure development to boost economy.

The issues will be considered in two separated meetings in the afternoon,” State Palace media bureau head Bey Triadi Machmudin said.

There are 225 projects nationwide which comprise of 47 highway projects, five national non-toll roads, 12 railway projects, seven of facilities and urban train, 11 airport revitalization works, construction of four new airports and the development of the two airports, building 13 ports, three-phase of one million homes development.

The projects are stipulated in Presidential Decree (Perpres) No.3/2016 and Presidential Instruction (Inpres) No.1/2016, giving public officials the authority to revise or replace rules that hamper development work and to have land acquisitions processed more quickly.

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