President Jokowi Inaugurates Several Infrastructure Projects in Bali
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Wednesday (11/09) inaugurated a number of infrastructure projects in Bali province.
The inaugurated infrastructure projects are the VVIP Building of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport and three ports spread across Bali.
“By saying bismillahirrahmanirrahim, this afternoon I inaugurated I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport VVIP Building, Sanur Port, Sampalan Port, and Bias Munjul Port in Nusa Ceningan, Bali province.” the President said in his remarks.
Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said that President Jokowi appreciated the results of the revitalization of the VVIP building at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, which carried the theme of traditional Balinese architecture and combined it with modern nuances.
“The President is satisfied with what we’re doing. This is the Bali Wantilan building, with a modern look,” the Minister said.
Regarding the three newly inaugurated ports, the Minister stated that it was a direct order from the President to build the three ports, one in Sanur and two in Nusa Penida. The Ministry of Transportation, he added, has also prepared docks to meet the needs of tourists.
“We have prepared and built proper docks to facilitate visitors coming to Nusa Penida, Bali Sanur, Sampalan and Bias Munjul,” he said.
The Minister also stated that the revitalization and construction of several infrastructure projects were part of collaboration between the Ministry of Transportation and a number of related stakeholders, taking advantage of the momentum generated by the G20 Summit. He also expressed hope that the revitalization will help to improve Indonesia’s image around the globe. (Press, Media, and Information Bureau of Presidential Secretariat/AIT) (YC/RI)