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MoU as Government Synergy in Accelerating Infrastructure Development

by Sebastianus Epifany Friday, April 7, 2017 - 09:58

MEDAN - The collectivity and synergies in the Indonesian government in the era of President Joko Widodo in developing the infrastructure has become increasingly apparent. This is demonstrated by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate infrastructure development and managing the state-owned enterprise's (SOEs/BUMN) assets which conducted by six minister-level officials.

The signing was done on Wednesday (5/4) in the hall of PTPN 3 Medan and carried out by SOE (State-Owned Enterprise's) Minister Rini Soemarno (first party), Agricultural and Spatial Planning Minister Sofyan Djalil (second party), PUPR Minister Basoeki Hadimuljono (third party), Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi (fourth party), police chief The Police General Tito Karnavian (fifth party) and the Attorney General HM Prasetyo (sixth party).

Based on the reports from antaranews.com (04/07/2017) these MoU was intended as a basis for the parties to the acceleration of infrastructure development and managing the state-owned enterprise's assets in accordance with principal task of the parties with reference to the regulation.

The aim is to encourage infrastructure development acceleration, providing legal protection for state-owned enterprises assets, complete document administration of the necessary assets, and help state-owned enterprises in land acquisition for public purposes and SOEs/BUMN business.

The MoU is also intended to help SOEs (BUMN,-ed) to conduct supervision and custody of assets, including assets related to criminal conduct and controlled by a third party.

The term of the MoU is in effect since it was signed until December 21, 2018, or until the completion of projects of SOEs. The MoU signing was witnessed by North Sumatra Governor HT Erry Nuradi which on the occasion said that the MoU is very important to support the development acceleration launched by the government.

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