Wijaya Karya to Work on Infrastructure Projects in Afghanistan
By : Hariyanto And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, March 13 2018 - 21:44 IWST
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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Director General of First Political Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Musa Arefi explained the meeting that took place on Monday (12/3/2018) yesterday became the momentum to get to know each other between PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk with Afghanistan and companies from Afghanistan.
In the meeting, PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk received an offer of infrastructure development projects from the Afghan government. "WIKA has the capacity and experience to participate in infrastructure development in Afghanistan," Musa said.
Meanwhile, WIKA Director Destiawan Soewardjono added that the meeting opened the opportunity for WIKA as an Indonesian SOE to participate in development in Afghanistan.
"In addition to the benefit of bilateral relations between Indonesia and Afghanistan, the prospects for infrastructure development in Afghanistan will also benefit the company," Desti said.
Currently, WIKA is the only state-owned enterprise that is trusted to build various infrastructure projects in Algeria, Dubai - United Arab Emirates, Jeddah - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Myanmar to Brunei Darussalam and Timor Leste.
At the meeting WIKA together with Afghanistan Construction Company Haji Khalil Construction Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding to run cooperation in infrastructure project work in Afghanistan.
"In the future, we will start studying various potential projects, especially in infrastructure and housing that builders use funds from the Afghan government," he explained.