23 Development Projects Use Hajj Fund Financing Scheme

By : Ahmad Fadli Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, May 23 2018 - 16:30 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Hajj Finance Management Agency (BPKH) allocates Rp13 trillion for investment in domestic development projects. The project will be facilitated by Center for Private Investment (Pina).

"Located Rp13 trillion for this year, in accordance with Government Regulation No. 5 of 2018 on Haj Financial Management," said CEO of Pina, Ekoputro Adijayanto, at the Bappenas office, Jakarta, Tuesday (22/05/2018).

The allocation, in accordance with the cooperation of both and followed up the signing of memorandum of understanding (MoU), last month. Pina is expected to look for projects that are good and the risks are relatively small.

"Because of this, right, the people's fund, so we are very stressing this risk becomes an important concern," explained Eko.

In the meantime, the Pina Facilitation Team Unit with the BPKH board is currently reviewing 23 projects that will be an investment venue. Many sectors, from plantations to infrastructure, such as toll roads or ports.

"The instrument itself must be in the form of sharia, which in the form of not direct investment, but near equity such as Sharia RDPT, perpetual note sharia, and others," he explained.

Previously, President Joko Widodo, wanted the investment of pilgrimage funds managed by the principles of sharia and prudence. Nor should choose the least risk and can get the maximum benefit.

Jokowi also alludes to the possibility of using more effective Haj funds. Thus, its use not only for pilgrims, but also the interests of Muslims as a whole.

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