Jusuf Kalla: 2018 Asian Games Venue Ready for Use
By : Hariyanto And Aldi Firhand. A | Friday, June 29 2018 - 22:23 IWST
Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono
INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Vice President Jusuf Kalla as Chairman of the Asian Games 2018 Steering Committee was accompanied by Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono as the Chief of Infrastructure and Infrastructure Officials said almost all venues are completed and ready for use in the 2018 Asian Games. will begin on August 18, 2018. Unfinished venues targeted will be completed by July 20, 2018.
This was conveyed after reviewing a number of 2018 Asian Games venues namely BMX bike venue in Rawamangun, Venue GBK Main Stadium, Hockey and Tennis at Gelora Bung Karno Complex, Senayan and IT Center at Inasgoc Office. After reviewing the three venues, the Vice President held a meeting at Inasgoc office.
"I thank the Ministry of PUPR, the venue can be completed according to the schedule. The venues we saw were the best in the world before the Tokyo Olympics. I see myself the Olympic complex in London, sports complex in Senayan is better. Venue built with international standards including those in Palembang, "said Vice President Jusuf Kalla in Jakarta, Friday (29/06/2018).
Also attending the visit was Minister of Communication and Informatics Rudiantara, Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan, Chef de Mission (CdM) Indonesian Contingent for Asian Games 2018 Commissioner General (Pol) Syafruddin, Chairman Inasgoc Erick Thohir, Inapgoc Raja Sapta Oktohari, and Chairman of KONI Tono Suratman.
A number of locations reviewed by the Vice President in Jakarta are among the BMX Bicycle Venues located in Pulomas area, East Jakarta. While at the Bung Karno Main Stadium (SU GBK), the locations reviewed include venue hockey, outdoor tennis venues, as well as IT Center at Inasgoc Office and continued meeting at Inasgoc office.
On a visit at the BMX Bicycle Venue, Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Minister Basuki took a chance to try the trajectory using BMX bikes. While at the Hockey and Tennis Venue, the Vice President sees the athletes who are practicing.
In addition to the venue, at this time the Asian Games athletes are doing intensive training and trials both in the country and abroad. With the progress of the preparation, Indonesia will gain the achievement on target.
"So the target (success) of infrastructure development, (success) implementation, and (success) athlete achievement can be achieved well," said Jusuf Kalla.
Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (BU) PUPR Basuki Hadimuljono said, for the venue in the area of GBK has been completed entirely, leaving only a squash venue because it was decided to be built in late February 2018. "Currently 99 percent and on July 12, 2018 targeted already completed , "he said.
The venues in the GBK Jakarta Complex include the Main Stadium, Training Facility, Aquatic Stadium, Archery Field, Hockey Field, A / B / C Football Field, Istora, Indoor Tennis Stadium, Outdoor Tennis Stadium, Madya Stadium, Basketball Hall, Baseball Field, A / B / C Basketball Field, and Rugby Field.