Japan, Britain and South Korea sign agreements to develop Jakarta MRT


TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Japan, Britain and South Korea have pledged to develop the Jakarta MRT. Three different agreements were signed on Monday, November 14, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali.

The first is a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between the Indonesian and Japanese governments for the continued construction of the Jakarta MRT East-West Corridor, which covers the Kalideres-Ujung Menteng line.

The second agreement is a Letter of Intent (LoI) between the UK and Indonesian governments for the development of the Jakarta MRT.

The third is a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the governments of Indonesia and South Korea on the construction of the Jakarta MRT Phase 4 Corridor, Fatmawati-Kampung Rambutan Line.

“On behalf of PT MRT Jakarta (Perseroda), I express my deepest gratitude to the central government and DKI Jakarta Province for their full support in the development of MRT Jakarta,” said the company’s chief executive officer. , Tuhiyat, in a written statement, Tuesday, November 1. 15.

Meanwhile, Acting Jakarta Governor Heru Budi Hartono hopes that the MRT development project will be completed properly and on time. In this way, more people would prefer public transport to personal vehicles, thus promoting a sustainable environment.

Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi, who was present at the signing ceremonies of the agreements, said that the meetings held on the sidelines of the G20 were optimally used to establish partnerships and cooperation with other countries for the development of infrastructure. This is important amid budget constraints.

“Today, Jakarta is considered a fairly representative city for the pilot development of urban mass transport,” Budi Karya said.


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