President Jokowi Asks to Accelerate Housing Permit Service

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Friday, August 11 2017 - 22:06 IWST

Opening of Indonesia Property Expo by President Jokowi
Opening of Indonesia Property Expo by President Jokowi - Jakarta- President Joko Widodo requested that licensing services for housing could be accelerated across the region.

"The first problem, licensing, always delivered to me, this business from the beginning until now is not completed.This is a classic problem and often annoys the property developers because they want to quickly and we complicate them.These things that must be eliminated," Said President Joko Widodo in the opening of the Exhibition of Indonesia Property Expo 2017 at the Jakarta Convention Center on Friday (8/11/2017)

The President also promised to check one by one region where the housing permit is still difficult.

"I'll call the governor, the regent, the mayor, we should not take care of it like that, but we have to take care of it, otherwise we will not finish it because we are happy to bind ourselves to the rules, Complicated licensing rules, but now it's era of speed, "said Persiden.

He cautioned that only areas that quickly provide service to areas that win the competition.

"I leave it all, the complicated regulation is just gone, cancel, do not have to make many regulation, the less make the regulation better," said the President.

According to the President, in the package of 13th economic policies, the government has cut nearly 50 percent of the total number of permits for housing or housing construction.

"But sorry, this is still lacking, just 50 percent. Cut it to 10 percent, it's merged together, the terms are permitted, which is a lot like that, right? The condition becomes permission, that should be removed. For REI which is still a lot of permits, which have not been pruned, which is still burdensome, please be informed to me, "explained the President.

The President also appreciated housing permits in some areas that only took 6.5 hours.

"It also needs to be appreciated, I think it is very ancient if you take care of the permit within a few days, it is old, let alone until the week, more ancient, let alone for months, very ancient once it is embarrassed if permission to Those months, it is not his day, "added the President.

He also requested that the Minister of PUPR and the Minister of SOEs can give awards in addition to trophies to regions that can accelerate the process of housing permits.

"But I leave Mr. Minister of Public Works, Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, this governor, regent, mayor should not only be given trophies. How do I mean? Give dong, damaged programs in Sulawesi, beri, which in West Java, berries, North Sulawesi Give the same SOEs, airport-aiport Angkasa Pura property needs to be enlarged for the regent, the mayor who was given that you know, the trophy only ?, "added the President.

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