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Government Encourages Creative Financing Non APBN/APBD for Infrastructure

by Sebastianus Epifany Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:15

JAKARTA - Director General Construction of Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Yusid Toyib, explaining that the government will encourage creative financing non-APBN / APBD for infrastructure development. It is delivered in Regional Infrastructure Investment Forum titled "Paradigm Change of Infrastructure Investment" on Monday (11/21/2016), in Medan, North Sumatera.

He explained that in the future, APBN/APBD funding for infrastructure development, public works and housing (PUPR) will be prioritized for underdeveloped areas. As for infrastructure projects in the growing area, APBN/APBD funding aims to increase the feasibility of the project that will be offered to enterprises through cooperation scheme of government and business entities (KPBU). For projects in areas which already develop, it will fully build through investment funds of business entity.

He added that infrastructure development can also be done through cooperation with enterprise asset utilization. "The land (assets) could be developed based on the potential, such as areas of the economy, tourism, plantation, agricultural or otherwise, according to the Government limitations", said Yusid Toyib, as reported from

The Government can't work alone to increase infrastructure development likewise the private. The government already did many things to maintain the continuity of infrastructure development, considering the effects of the construction sector that drive economic growth in Indonesia. That's why the government and the private sector must work together, especially in terms of infrastructure investment.

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