President Jokowi Inaugurates Bakauheni-Terbanggi Besar Toll Road

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 8 Maret 2019
Category: News
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President Jokowi answers reporters’ questions after inaugurates Bakauheni–Terbanggi Besar toll road, Lampung province, Friday (8/3). (Photo by: Deny S/PR)

President Jokowi answers reporters’ questions after inaugurates Bakauheni–Terbanggi Besar toll road, Lampung province, Friday (8/3). (Photo by: Deny S/PR)

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo on Friday (8/3) inaugurated the Bakauheni-Terbanggi Besar toll road located in South Lampung regency, Lampung province.

According to the President, the Bakauheni-Terbanggi Besar toll road – which spans along 143 kilometers – is the longest toll road he has ever inaugurated. “I also hope that Bakauheni-Palembang will be connected in June,” the President said in his remarks at the inauguration ceremony.

The President expressed hope that the toll road will connect Lampung to Aceh in 2024, adding that fast land acquisition process is the key in completing the toll road construction.

President Jokowi also said that Lampung can be used as a role example in fast land acquisition process in the future. He also expressed hopes that infrastructure readiness and fast permit process will attract more investment and in turn will provide more job opportunities in Lampung province. (DNA/DNS/ES)

 

 

Translated by: Galuh Wicaksono
Edited by: Muhammad Ersan Pamungkas

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