Indonesia willoffer 300 projects in Indonesia Infrastructure Week

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesia government plans to offer 300 projects at the Indonesia Infrastructure Week starting Nov. 9 in Jakarta, said Erwin Aksa, Vice Chairman for Infrastructure and Construction KADIN. The country needs investment about US$450 billion to build infrastructure projects in 2016 to 2019.

“Government expects the participation of the private sector to accelerate the development of infrastructure. The instrument can improve the economy is the connectivity and logistics,” Vice President Jusuf Kalla stated in his speech at the ASEAN G2B Infrastructure Investment Forum.

Minister of National Development Planning Bambang Brodjonegoro stressed it, one projects will offer at the event is power plant. According to him, Indonesia has promoted efforts to overcome  issues  of  connectivity, both  in the major city and the small islands.

“Indonesia also views the vital importance of regional connectivity to be as important as achieving domestic connectivity.  Therefore, it is  listed in our national  strategy  to  make  our  national connectivity simultaneously prioritized with the greater regional connectivity. This is how we come up with the tagline “Locally Integrated, Globally Connected”,” He said.

Bambang added, this is an important aspect  for Indonesia Indonesia in process of strengthening  the connectivity pattern, as stated in our National Mid Term Plan 2015-2019. The coherency between the Masterplan for ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025) and  the  government plans in 2015 to 2019 will  be  the backbone  in ensuring national and global connectivity.

ASEAN Connectivity

Talking on the ASEAN Connectivity, Bambang stated is important to achieve the economic, political-security, and socio-cultural pillars of an integrated ASEAN Community. Therefore, He said, it is crucial in ensuring the timely implementation of the MPAC.

“We believe that this forum could be a fundamental step in  achieving a stable   and prosperous ASEAN  Community,  and further  hopes  that  our   collaborative efforts shall be beneficial to parts of the society in ASEAN, both for people coming from the mainland and also the archipelago,” Bambang said.

The Government of Indonesia is promoting infrastructure funding through non-state budget considering the budget constraint. In accordance with that issue, government support public private partnerships (PPP) mechanism in favor of the implementation of the MPAC.

In spirit to accelerate implementation of MPAC on  ASEAN  Connectivity, the members focus on nine potential projects, which consist of eight projects from Indonesia and one projects from other ASEAN member countries.

“To implement the project needs strong political commitment, funding issues, coordination issues, funding issues and coordination  issue,” He added.

Head of ASEAN Connectivity Division, ASEAN Secretariat Discussion an review of the MPAC 2025 by Intra-ASEAN Industry Leaders Lim Chze Cheen commenting, the MPAC focuses on suistanable infrastructure, digital innovation, seamless logistic, regulatory excellence and people movement. He said, the World Bank has identified 40 potential projects in ASEAN like road, rail, port, airport and energy.

List of Project :

Project 1 : RoRo Bitung – Davao, Indonesia – Phillipines

Project 2 : Kuala Tanjung Port, Indonesia

Project 3 : 35.000 Megawatt Programme

Project 4: Soekarno Hatta Railway, Indonesia

Project 5: Jakarta – Surabaya High Speed Train, Indonesia

Project 6: Kertajati International Airport, Indonesia

Project 7: Laos Road No. 3 (ASEAN Highway No. 3), Laos

Project 8: Yogyakarta – Bawen Toll Road, Indonesia

Project 9: Sukabumi – Ciranjang – Padalarang Toll Road, Indonesia

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