President Jokowi Inspects Infrastructure Ahead of Mandalika MotoGP
In a bid to ensure the readiness of infrastructure ahead of Mandalika MotoGP, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Thursday (01/13) inspected a homestay located in Gerupuk village, Central Lombok regency, West Nusa Tenggara province.
“Today, I’m in West Nusa Tenggara province to ensure the readiness of infrastructure ahead of Mandalika MotoGP in March,” the President said.
The President also expressed hope that the Mandalika MotoGP can boost economic growth of the people in the region.
To that end, the Central Government and the regional governments, he added, have offered support for the local residents in building 300 homestays.
According to the President, once all homestays are fully occupied when the MotoGP takes place, they will bring significant effect to the economy of the residents of Mandalika Special Economic Zone.
During the working visit, the President also inspected Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport, which will serve as a hub to the province for participants and guests of Mandalika MotoGP 2022.
The President added that procedures during the arrival at the airport have met the requirements, including by presenting a negative result of PCR test and proof of being fully vaccinated.
President Jokowi also inspected land transport infrastructure, namely bypass from the airport to Mandalika.
“I hope visitors travelling from airport to Mandalika through this bypass can enjoy this beautiful landscape. Therefore, we must prepare the infrastructure. I order it be finished in February,” he remarked. (TGH/UN) (RAS/EP)