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.

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