Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said the progress of the light rail transit (LRT) project development has progressed to 90 percent. Budi explained the dynamic test had been underway.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is confirmed to officially introduce Indonesia`s first fully operational light rail transit (LRT) in mid-July in Palembang. The soon-to-be inaugurated LRT will connect the Jakabaring Sports City to the Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport.
Palembang, which will co-host the 18th Asian Games together with Jakarta next month, is now ready for the largest Asian sporting event.
In order to ascertain its readiness to host the sporting events, President Joko Widodo, who is commonly known as Jokowi, has inspected the sports facilities and venues in the city.
South Sumatra Governor Alex Noerdin greeted Jokowi upon his arrival, after which the president proceeded to the Jakabaring Sport Arena. As part of his trip to Palembang, the president is also expected to inaugurate the rowing track for the Asian Games in Jakabaring.
According to Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimoeljono, all venues for the 2018 edition of the games in Jakabaring Sport City have been completed and are now ready to host the sporting events.
Depok-Antasari or Desari Toll Road is a highway in Indonesia, connecting South Jakarta with Depok and Bogor. This toll road extends from Jalan Pangeran Antasari of South Jakarta to Depok. The toll road will be extended to Bogor, precisely to Bogor Ring Road and Bogor-Ciawi–Sukabumi Toll Road.