Vice Governor Sandiaga Requested Buildings to be Audited Routinely

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, January 16 2018 - 15:00 IWST

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Kanopi Bedung Bursa Indonesia Rubuh (Foto Dok - Jakarta - Vice Governor of DKI Jakarta Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno requested that routine or regular audits be conducted on all buildings in the capital.

"We want to continue to encourage the existing buildings in Jakarta to be periodically audited, especially those that are often used as public facilities," said Sandiaga at City Hall, Central Jakarta, Tuesday (16/1/2018).

According to him, regular or periodic audits must be done to ensure the feasibility as well as the safety of a building, so as not to endanger the inhabitants.

"I have discussed with a number of staff, that the periodic audit should be done, to ensure the condition of a building is feasible and safe to use by the community," said Sandiaga.

He said the periodic audit applies to all buildings in the capital, not just a few buildings, especially buildings that are also often used as a public facility.

"The event at Indonesian Stock Exchange Building (BEI) on Monday (15/1) yesterday should be used as a lesson for all of us, the disaster comes whenever and wherever," said Sandiaga.

Furthermore, he also requested that immediately formed task force (task force) which involves the owner of the building to conduct an audit or inspection of the condition of the building on a regular basis.

"We want to set up a special task force, the building owner also participates in it, to ensure the condition of a building is in proper condition," said Sandiaga.

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