President Jokowi Acknowledge Lake Toba Is Very Beautiful

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Sunday, October 15 2017 - 23:29 IWST

Lake Toba North Sumatra (Ist Photo)
Lake Toba North Sumatra (Ist Photo)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Hutaginjang - President Joko Widodo admitted that the entire area of ​​Lake Toba is a beautiful and charming area.

"Not only here (Hutaginjang) alone, all the dots in all districts in Lake Toba are all very beautiful, all very beautiful, just polish, promote but the facility must be ready all," said President Joko Widodo in Hutaginjang tourist area , North Tapanuli, North Sumatra, on Saturday.

The President is reviewing the preparation of Silangit Base, Siborongborong to become an international airport on October 28, 2017, besides the President also saw the scenery of Lake Toba from Hutaginjang Village.

"But this is the whole process, the authority body has also been established, several hundred hectares in 4 districts are already there (preparation), for example in Humbang (Hasundutan) 533 hectares, then in Tobasa (Toba Samosir) 600 (hectare) , then in Samosir 200 hectares, in North Tapanuli there are 800 hectares, the regents all get along well, the governor helps all, good everything, "explained the President as reported by Antara.

The President also believes the preparation of Silangit Airport to become an international airport has been completed.

"Completed everything, the first stage is completed, the 'run way' has been extended so 2,650 (meters) is completed, ‘Upsize’ the terminal has been completed but it will be expanded again plus next year I ask for more 500 (meter) apparently also less big, "said the President.

The government, according to the President, is also open to cooperate with SOEs as well as private parties to accelerate the repair of the Silangit Airport.

He also allows people to apply for a new name for Silangit Airport, Sisingamangajara Airport.

"It's okay (the name changed), well I've heard, written I've received, then we decide," said the President.

The President plans to inaugurate Silangit International Airport on October 28, 2017.

"The end of the month can be inaugurated, I wish (I) come again or not? Yes I have come again, heheh," said the President.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Beras (Foto/Rizki Meirino)

Rabu, 21 Februari 2024 - 08:43 WIB

Gov’t to Continue Disbursing Rice Assistance

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has ensured that the Government will continue rolling out the rice assistance program for low-income families. The President made the statement when handing…

Ilustrasi pabrik beras. (Foto: DetikFood)

Rabu, 21 Februari 2024 - 08:40 WIB

Bapanas Head Ensures Availability of Rice Stock Ahead of Ramadan

The National Food Agency (Bapanas) has ensured the availability of rice for the fasting month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 1445 Hijri/2024 CE. “We believe that there is enough rice for the fasting…

Receives Chairman of Jababeka (KIJA), Menpora Dito Ready to Support the Development of Sports SEZs

Rabu, 21 Februari 2024 - 08:23 WIB

Receives Chairman of Jababeka (KIJA), Menpora Dito Ready to Support the Development of Sports SEZs

Chairman of PT Jababeka Tbk (KIJA), Setyono Djuandi Darmono met the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia (Menpora RI) Dito Ariotedjo at the Kemenpora RI Office, Senayan,…

The Indonesian Embassy in Cairo Receives Aid for Palestine

Senin, 19 Februari 2024 - 17:39 WIB

The Indonesian Embassy in Cairo Receives Aid for Palestine

The Indonesian Embassy in Cairo welcomes the Radjiman Wedyodiningrat Warship (RJW-992) which arrived at the Al Arish Port, North Sinai Province of Egypt at 8.00 A.M. Cairo local time (13/02).…

The 7th Abu Dhabi Dialogue in Dubai: Commitment to Enhance Migrant Worker Welfare and Gender Equality

Senin, 19 Februari 2024 - 17:35 WIB

The 7th Abu Dhabi Dialogue in Dubai: Commitment to Enhance Migrant Worker Welfare and Gender Equality

Abu Dhabi, UAE - At the Ministerial-level Consultation Forum during the 7th Abu Dhabi Dialogue (ADD) (10-11/2), the Indonesian Ambassador to Abu Dhabi represented the Indonesian Minister of…