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Mimika Allocate Rp 2 Trillion for Infrastructure Development

by Sebastianus Epifany Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 17:39

MIMIKA - Indonesian Government focus on infrastructure improvement received a positive response from various parties in the region, one of them in Mimika, Papua. Even a budget of Rp 2 trillion will be allocated for infrastructure development.

This was disclosed by Mimika Regent Eltinus Omaleng in Timika. He explained that the budget for infrastructure development in 2017 is sourced from the regional budget (APBD) which allocated to the Public Works Service and Transport Communication and Information Service.

"The total regional budget (APBD,-ed) in 2017 was Rp 3 trillion, the rest of Rp 1 trillion will be used for operations and expenditures remain all from SKPD," said Eltinus, as reported from (11/01/2017).

Eltinus explained mostly the infrastructure development budget allocated for road construction and new Timika airport. In the fiscal year 2017, the local government is targeting the construction of a new terminal at the airport. Moreover, it also does construction of several roads, such as Jl Cendrawasih, Jl Hasanuddin, Street at mile 32, driveways Mimika Sports Center, as well as Banti street-Aroanop.

The Other agenda is the construction of new roads, among others, the pass of the Trans Nabire heading to the recreational areas plan in the coastal parts of Mimika, including improving C.Heatubun road toward a new Timika terminal. "We hope all of this development can be enjoyed by people of Mimika," concludes Eltinus.




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