Received US $ 300 Million Fund, Meikarta Ready to Transform To Become Education and Research Facilities

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Wednesday, March 21 2018 - 18:52 IWST

New City of Meikarta Cikarang
New City of Meikarta Cikarang

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Nine global companies in logistics and fintech plan to invest US $ 300 million or about Rp 4 trillion in Meikarta.
The companies are USA Dunham Bush Refrigeration Equipment Inc., Union Space, Rework, Shanghai Infin Technology, Eshang Rosewood ESR Logistics, Nagase Indonesia, Micro Focus, ACSC & CFLP International Logistics, and Seafirst Technologies.

It was expressed Lippo Group CEO James Riady in the event "Global Signing Conference With 30 Universities and Top 500 Enterprise In The World at Hotel Aryaduta Tugu Tani, Tuesday (20/3/2018). He said with this cooperation is a proof of world public response to the presence of Meikarta. For the future, besides as a residential area, Meikarta will also be a center of education and research.

Collaboration is to realize the area of ​​science and technology, he admitted, Meikarta expected to improve the quality of human resources (HR). Thus, it can promote sustainable economic growth.

Meikarta which is the embodiment of Lippo Group's commitment continues to develop five pillars of development, namely Innovative Infrastructure & Transportation, High Tech CBD & Research Hub, Business & Commercial Hub, Green Sustainable Living and Center for the Arts, Culture & Education.

"Our wake plan received a very positive response from various global institutions engaged in education, Medical & Health Care, Science & Innovation, Finance Technology and Logistics," he said.

The nine companies are USA Dunham Bush Refrigeration Equipment Inc., Union Space, Rework, Shanghai Infin Technology, Eshang Rosewoord ESR Logistic, Nagase Indonesia, Micro Focus, ACSC & CFLP International Logistic, and Seafirst Technologies.

Meikarta, continued James, will continue to work with various parties, in an effort to make Meikarta as a new city that has complete facilities for the needs of its inhabitants, and make Meikarta a modern city.

"For the implementation of cooperation with this institution, it will use a land area of ​​273 thousand square meters in the area Meikarta, in order to be developed into centers of education, research, health, logistics and others," said James.

The Mochtar Riady crown prince added, Meikarta will continue to cooperate with various parties, in making Meikarta as a new city that has complete facilities for the needs of its use. "And also make Meikarta as a modern city," added James.

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